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AFRL Modifies Existing Gas Detector Program to Address COVID-19

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Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity and the University of Michigan have partnered to develop a tool that could identify the relation the acute respiratory disease syndrome present in COVID-19. AFRL's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate provided researchers to support IARPA's Molecular Analyzer for Efficient Gas-phase Low-power Interrogation program, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Friday.

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Chuck Hagel Officially Welcomes 4 Senior Pentagon Leaders

The Defense Department held a ceremony Monday to celebrate the addition of Michael McCord, Jessica Wright, Jamie Morin and Christine Wormuth to the agency’s senior leadership team, DoD News reported Monday. Jim Garamone writes that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel welcomed McCord as comptroller, Wright as undersecretary for personnel and readiness, …

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Cybersecurity Budgets, Spending Feature on ExecutiveGov

Many government agencies have prepared their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2014 even as they must deal with the cuts under sequestration and the need to optimize their resources to meet their missions. ExecutiveGov, Executive Mosaic‘s website for the latest news on the public sector and its thought leaders, honed …

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Howard Shelanski Nominated as White House Regulatory Head

Howard Shelanski, the Federal Trade Commission‘s Bureau of Economics director, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator, according to The Hill. Ben Goad writes that if confirmed, Shelanski will replace Cass Sunstein in the “influential post that serves as gatekeeper …

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Sluggish Economy Tightens DoD Budget

The continuing downturn of the economy is affecting this year’s DoD budget. At the recent 2011 Defense Logistics Agency Industry Conference and Exhibition, Undersecretary of Defense Robert F. Hale had a very dim view of the future growth of the defense budget. “There’s a rule of thumb that says you …

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