Archives - 29 October 2015, Thursday

  • Wave and Tidal Energy Scotland Deploys One Megawatt Tidal Turbine

    Wave and Tidal Energy

    lockheedmartin.com 29 Oct '15, 10am

    Tremendous potential exists for clean energy in waves and tides. Lockheed Martin is leveraging its experience and expertise with maritime systems to design and develop wave and tidal power systems. Lockheed Martin’s strength is combining technology, systems, services and industry team...

  • Why is this even an issue?

    Breastfeeding in Cammos:

    militaryconnection.com 29 Oct '15, 3pm

    In an effort to “normalize” breastfeeding, a group of active duty military posed with their babies at the breast, and the photograph has gone viral. Fort Bliss Public Affairs and Garrison Command approved the shoot, an Army spokesman said. While breasts have been used to sell everythi...

  • Trying to ease the burden on military spouses:

    Resilience Training for Army Spouses:

    militaryconnection.com 29 Oct '15, 4pm

    The Army is now offering deployment resilience training to spouses to help them deal with the unique challenges they may face during pre- and post-deployment. It is no surprise that deployment affects both the Soldier and the spouse. The key to handling the challenge is working togeth...

  • .@USNIBooks @SWBFolsom chats w/ @frankgaffney #Podcast #Iraq #Afghanistan #USMC | book: | https://t.c…

    WHERE YOUTH AND LAUGHTER GO: With “The Cutting Edge” in Afghanistan | U.S.

    usni.org 29 Oct '15, 12am

    No other books have been published from the perspective of a Marine infantry battalion commander in Afghanistan. It was Folsom’s job, as the unit commander, to lead his Marines under impossible circumstances. LtCol Folsom made the unusual decision to patrol with his rifle squads every...

  • 1,461 troops to get money for wrongful foreclosures via @MilitaryTimes @BankofAmerica #BofA #WellsFa…

    1,461 troops to get money for wrongful foreclosures

    militarytimes.com 29 Oct '15, 2pm

    A reduced price home has a foreclosure notice taped to the front door. A total of 2,413 service members are eligible to share in a settlement of more than $311 million from five mortgage servicers because the troops' homes were foreclosed upon without following the rules outlined the ...

  • #ArmyROTC names top 10 Cadets on national Order of Merit List: @USarmy @TRADOC @FortKnoxKY

    Cadet Command names top 10 cadets on the national Order of Merit List | Article

    army.mil 29 Oct '15, 7am

    The shield symbolizes the Army mission of national defense and is divided into quarters representing the four traditional Military Science courses comprising the Senior ROTC curriculum. The motto "Leadership Excellence" expresses the ultimate responsibility of Army ROTC in the dischar...

  • 10 Things to Know About the U.S. Army's Missile-Busting Radar Blimp

    raytheon.com 29 Oct '15, 10am

    The radar on each blimp can track moving pieces of machinery as far as 340 miles away. That’s partially because the radar is so powerful, and partially because JLENS is airborne. Think of it this way: When you’re standing on the ground, you can only see for a few miles because of the ...

  • There is strength in seeking help:

    Addressing Mental Healthcare Stigma:

    militaryconnection.com 29 Oct '15, 3pm

    The Pentagon and VA are becoming more proactive in promoting mental health treatment to troops and veterans, but many still refuse to get care, concerned about stigma, their jobs and psychiatric medications Negative perceptions of mental health conditions and treatment continue to kee...

  • Chinese military reaches out amid South China Sea tensions

    militarytimes.com 29 Oct '15, 5am

    Chinese military reaches out amid South China Sea tensions As expectations grow that the U.S. Navy will directly challenge Beijing's South China Sea claims, China is engaging in some serious image-building for its own military by hosting two international security forums this week. Ch...

  • Japan to step up help for Vietnamese maritime security

    Japan to step up help for Vietnamese maritime security

    militarytimes.com 29 Oct '15, 5am

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the grant worth 200 million yen ($1.7 million) after holding talks with Vietnamese Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong in Tokyo. The two leaders said they share "serious concerns" over attempts by China to change the status quo in the So...