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FDA Clears Army-Backed Hemorrhagic Shock Detection Tech

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a hemorrhagic shock detection device that U.S. Army researchers developed alongside scientists and engineers from the University of Colorado and Flashback Technologies. The Army Institute of Surgical Research said Wednesday it helped create a compensatory reserve index that works to detect whether a patient is on the verge of going into hemorrhagic …

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Marine Corps Eyes Rifle-Mounted Laser Range Finder for Infrantry Missions

The U.S. Marine Corps looks to implement a rifle-mounted laser range finder in 2018 as part of efforts to help the service branch’s infantry squad leaders call in air strikes and artillery fire when they perform missions, C4ISR and Networks reported Sunday. Shawn Snow writes the Marine Corps Systems Command currently conducts a market research and plans …

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GAO Examines Military Depot Workload Fluctuation in Fiscal Years 2012-2015

The Government Accountability Office has found that the workload of depots run by U.S.  military branches fluctuated from fiscal year 2012 through fiscal 2015 and that reduced funding levels affected depot maintenance previously planned for FY 2013 to future years. GAO said in a report published Friday it collected information on military services’ depot maintenance management, planning …

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Richard Ledgett to Retire as NSA Deputy Director

Richard Ledgett, deputy director at the National Security Agency since 2014, will retire this spring after nearly 40 years of government service, Reuters reported Friday. NSA spokesman Michael Halbig confirmed Ledgett’s planned departure from the agency in an email to Reuters. Ledgett led the agency’s Media Leaks Task Force and response to leaks of classified …

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Joseph Jeu to Retire as DeCA Director & CEO in June

Defense Commissary Agency Director and CEO Joseph Jeu will retire from government on June 3. DeCA said Thursday Jeu assumed his current role in January 2011 and has since led transformation efforts, provided strategic direction and oversaw the modernization of supply chain management systems at the agency. Under Jeu’s leadership, DeCA also launched the Enterprise Business …

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GAO: Air Force, Army Should Modify Human Capital Planning Strategies to Address UAS Pilot Shortage

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army modify the service branches’ respective human capital planning strategies to address unmanned aerial system pilot shortages and training shortfalls. GAO said in a report published Tuesday both service branches should also evaluate workforce mixes for UAS pilot positions as …

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Lt. Gen. James McConville: Army Eyes Integrated Personnel and Pay System

Lt. Gen. James McConville, the U.S. Army‘s deputy chief of staff, has said the service branch plans to update its personnel management system in an effort to gain knowledge on the behaviors and skills of active-duty and reserve troops. He said in an interview published Monday that the branch seeks an integrated personnel and pay system …

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