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DoD IG Conducts Research on Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency Program Deployment Strategy

The Defense Department‘s inspector general has conducted a study on the Joint Improvised‑Threat Defeat Agency‘s management of rapid deployment of strategies on the battlefield. An IG audit report published Tuesday says JIDA has not finalized 8 out of 95 counter-improvised explosive device systems valued at $112.5 million due to a lack of collected data available for …

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Medical University of South Carolina to Study Omega-3 Effect on Soldiers’ Cognitive Processes

The Medical University of South Carolina has initiated a voluntary, double-blind placebo trial to determine if omega-3 fatty acid supplements can help improve brain function in high-performing soldiers. The U.S. Army said Monday military personnel taking the Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course at Fort Benning can sign up for the Ranger Resilience and Improved Performance study. “We are …

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Army CERDEC Officials Highlight Efforts to Reduce Command Post Setup Time

Lisa Heidelberg, chief of the mission command capabilities division at the U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, has discussed her team’s initiatives to accelerate preparation of infrastructure for an operation. The Army said Wednesday Heidelberg told reporters during a July 28 media event her group aims to develop expeditionary command post tents and eliminate the …

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Bob Work Inspects Army Tech Under Third Offset Strategy

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has visited the Army Research Laboratory to inspect technologies that support the Defense Department‘s Third Offset Strategy. The U.S. Army said Wednesday ARL scientists and engineers demonstrated projects in robotics, miniaturization and manufacturing that are designed to aid the U.S. military’s capacity against adversaries. “Our mission is …

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Gen. Joseph Lengyel Takes National Guard Bureau Leadership Role

Air National Guard Gen. Joseph Lengyel, former vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, has officially taken the role of bureau chief and succeeded retiring U.S. Army Gen. Frank Grass in a change-of-responsibility ceremony held at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Thursday. Defense Department Secretary Ashton Carter also promoted Lengyel to the rank of general as …

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