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NEO – Nuclear Threats Enter the Mainstream

- Able Danger began in 1996, a year after the nuclear destruction of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City using nuclear weapons. The target of their investigation was an organization made up of CIA, Mossad & Saudi Intelligence operating as espionage/terror cells inside the US.

Georgians as Expendable as White Rats

- There are now scattered reports of biological weapons being tested on citizens of various countries, including Georgia and some Middle Eastern countries.

DoD Expands Lung Cancer Screening For Vets

A third military hospital has begun offering lung cancer screenings for patients considered to be at high risk for developing the disease.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 28, 2013

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $99,606,355 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0022) to incorporate a Maintenance Training Device Suite (MTDS) and Ordnance Load Trainer into the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft Low Rate Initial Production II.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for August 29, 2013

General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded a $56,481,809 cost-plus-fixed-fee, non-option eligible, non-multi-year contract modification (P000109) of contract (W56HZV-13-D-0015) for continuation of contractor logistics support and base life support services in Iraq.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 19, 2013

$300 million more for a VA program called Supportive Services for Veteran Families which is helping prevent and end homelessness among tens of thousands of homeless Veterans and their families.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – June 19, 2013

After returning home, Mitcham was encouraged by her colleagues to seek appropriate care, and continued to serve for several years after seeking treatment.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for June 17, 2013

The Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Penn., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract with a maximum base value of $3,414,000,002 for the production of remanufactured and new-build CH-47F cargo helicopters.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for June 11, 2013

Landoll Corp., Marysville, Kan., has been awarded a maximum $633,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for procurement of commercial type material handling equipment.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for May 09, 2013

General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $22,237,386 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-11-C-0045) to exercise an option for the procurement of six F414-GE-400 install engines for the EA-18 G aircraft.

Lawmakers Announce Legislation to Help VA Address Growing Claims Backlog

Today, Democrats on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee announced a coordinated legislative effort to help the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) in its efforts to address the growing backlog of claims.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 19, 2013

During a congressional budget hearing Monday, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said that his agency is moving forward with plans to share electronic health record data with the Department of Defense…

House Members Push DoD on VA Claims Backlog “Game-Changer”

Bipartisan effort follows DoD commitment to transfer complete records to VA.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for April 09, 2013

McCann World Group Inc., New York, N.Y., was awarded a modification (No. P00010), to a previously awarded fixed-price-award-fee contract (W9124D-11-D-0036), with a maximum value of $192,114,076 for professional marketing and advertising services in support of personnel recruitment and retention programs throughout the Army.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for March 12, 2013

The award will provide for the full range of enterprise infrastructure services. Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 4, 2018.

Pentagon: F-35 Won't Have a Chance in Real Combat

Fatal flaws within the cockpit of the US military’s most expensive fighter jet ever are causing further problems with the Pentagon’s dubious F-35 program.

Pentagon: F-35 Won’t Have a Chance in Real Combat

Fatal flaws within the cockpit of the US military’s most expensive fighter jet ever are causing further problems with the Pentagon’s dubious F-35 program.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for February 27, 2013

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev., has been awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (FA8637 13 D 6003) to provide both an advanced aircrew trainer and a light air support aircraft to establish air combat capability for allied countries under the Building Partnership Capacity program.

Correction: Fusion Projects By Lawrenceville Plasma Physics

Company Debunks DARPA Source --- By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor --- “We would like to update our past posts regarding aneutronic fusion generators made by Lawrenceville Plasma Physics...

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – February 21, 2013

Of the more than 100 feature articles which appeared on our health page in 2012, Veterans and their families found these top 10 to be the most popular, and we hope, the most helpful.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for January 29, 2013

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc., Tustin, Calif., was issued a modification exercising the fourth option year on contract SPM2D1-09-D-8322/P00038. The modification is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract with a maximum $214,041,309 for radiology systems, subsystems and components.

VA/DoD Continue to Improve Online Access to Benefits Information

The Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense (DoD) just released improvements to the functionality of eBenefits, a joint self-service web portal that provides registered users with secure online information and access to a variety of military and Veterans benefits resources.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for January 24, 2013

CSC Applied Technologies L.L.C., Fort Worth Texas, (FA3002-08-C-0001, A00167) is being awarded a $28,470,903 contract modification for Keesler Air Force Base Operatons Support Services.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for January 17, 2013

The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these multiple award contracts combined is $99,875,777. These five companies will have the opportunity to bid on each individual task order.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for January 09, 2013

iGov Technologies, Reston, Va., received an increase in the contract maximum from $530,000,000 to $566,000,000 for U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) tactical local area network (TACLAN).

Rep. Michaud Appoints Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority Staff Director

Today, Congressman Mike Michaud (D-Maine),Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, named Nancy Dolan to be the new Staff Director for the minority committee office.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for January 03, 2013

Lockheed Martin, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $755,134,781 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3, which includes support for Foreign Military Sales, and related services.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – December 19, 2012

On December 18, Sen. Daniel Inouye, an Army Veteran of World War II, Medal of Honor recipient, and longstanding Veterans advocate, passed away at the age of 88.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for November 21, 2012

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Marietta, Ga., (FA8625-07-C-6471, P00161) is being awarded a $38,508,060 contract modification for procurement of the C-5 Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program two optional plus-up spare engines and engine kits effort. The location of the performance is Marietta, Ga. Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 15, 2014.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for November 19, 2012

Husky Marketing and Supply Co., Dublin, Ohio, was awarded contract SP0600-13-D-0650. The award is a fixed-price with economic price adjustment, indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contract with a maximum $277,460,860 for fuel. There are no other locations of performance.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for November 13, 2012

Battlespace Flight Services L.L.C., Arlington, Va. (FA4890-13-D-0001), is being awarded a $950,000,000 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for organizational level maintenance support of remotely piloted aircraft.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for November 06, 2012

Raytheon BBN Technologies Corp.,Cambridge, Mass., (FA8750-13-C-0008) is being awarded a $16,487,403 cost plus fixed fee contract for alert dissemination and event profiles from text as part of the DARPA Deep Exploration and Filtering of Text Program.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 23, 2012

Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., (FA8625-11-C-6597, P00139) is being awarded an $889,503,871 contract modification for fiscal 2012 production aircraft buy.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 22, 2012

L-3 Communications Flight International, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $31,894,417 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0018) for commercial air services for military training support.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 19, 2012

GE-Aviation, Cincinnati, Ohio, (FA8650-09-D-2922, task order 0014) is being awarded a $349,747,900 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity task order contract for the Adaptive Engine Technology Development Program.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 17, 2012

Deere and Co., Cary, N.C., was awarded contract SPM8EC-13-D-0001. The award is a fixed price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum $87,500,000 for procurement of commercial type agricultural equipment.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 16, 2012

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., is being awarded a $22,055,922 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-07-D-0004) to exercise an option for special progressive aircraft rework of two fiscal 2013 VH-60N aircraft.

DOD Official Praises Vet Employment Program

A senior defense official took part today in the announcement in New York of a new hiring program that aims to train and place 100,000 veterans in advanced manufacturing and related jobs by 2015.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 11, 2012

National Strategic Research Institute, Lincoln, Neb. (FA4600-12-D-9000), is being awarded a $76,297,663 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for engineering, research and development services.

U.S. Department of Defense Contract Awards for October 10, 2012

These contracts include options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of these contracts to an estimated $750,000,000.