Christine H. Fox, the assistant director for policy and analysis at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, gave a talk entitled “More to Math: From Education to Real-World Application” at Howard Community College on Tuesday night.
Donald E. Smith, a retired U.S. Defense Department engineer who worked in the field of rockets and missiles, died May 16 from prostate cancer at the Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville. He was 99.
Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill joined U.S. Army officers and elected officials from Cecil and Harford counties for a ribbon-cutting ceremony opening the new Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center, called DefTech, in Havre de Grace Monday afternoon.
AARP Maryland, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Defense, will be honoring those living veterans who served on active duty from Nov. 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, with a presidential proclamation and a welcome home lapel pin.
Those who go to work for Wavestrike choose the Annapolis Junction-based company from among the region's many cybersecurity firms because of the variety of opportunities available despite its small size, and because of the benefits that come with the job.
The Howard County Fire Department of Fire and Rescue Services received the 2017 Secretary of Defense Employer Freedom Award, the highest honor given by the federal government to employers who support their employees in the National Guard and Reserve.
Harford Community College hosted a grand opening ceremony Friday for its Cybersecurity Labs in Joppa Hall. The labs allow students to experience hands-on learning in executing and defending against cyberattacks.
The rate at which female midshipmen at the Naval Academy said they experienced unwanted sexual contact almost doubled in the past two years, according to the results of a Defense Department survey released Wednesday.
If we can create a trauma care system that flourishes in the chaotic, high-pressure environment of war, we can certainly do it here in the United States. strategies adopted successfully by the military, continuous improvement, earlier care and systematic treatment, ; can be used by our civilian trauma facilities to save lives.
The presidential race is close, but whoever gets the nod that candidate will face some immediate problems. For example, some California members of the National Guard were paid re-enlistment bonuses in error. Repayment of these bonuses was initially demanded but was suspended by the Defense Department.
Fort Meade housed an internment camp at the start of World War II for primarily German-American and Italian-American citizens and foreign nationals. In 1943, however, the military found itself in a bind with thousands of captured POWs and nowhere to house them in Europe or Africa. The solution was to convert many of the internment camps on U.S. military bases, including Fort Meade, and former Civilian Conservation Corps camps for POWs.
As the U.S. Department of Defense seeks to again fly giant radar balloons over Aberdeen Proving Ground, two key Maryland lawmakers on Friday said they oppose a request for funding to resume the flights.
The Defense Department plans to invite hackers to break into its computer systems so it can find and fix weaknesses before they're exploited for real, joining a growing number of organizations that are getting security help from the public.
The Defense Department has called on military hackers at Fort Meade to disrupt the operations of the self-declared Islamic State, adding cyber weapons to the bombs and missiles the United States has been using to batter the terror group.
As the medical staff prepares for the first penis transplant in the United States and a young serviceman wounded in Afghanistan awaits a donor, many inside and outside Johns Hopkins hospital say they feel satisfied that the operation can be done – and should be done
The FY17 defense budget request is a welcome improvement over recent budgets that were produced under the constraints of the budget caps known as legislative sequester. It is now time for our elected officials to once and for all end the specter of sequester funding for the DoD.
When female midshipmen in the Naval Academy Class of 2016 stride out onto the field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for commencement in May, they'll be wearing trousers, not skirts, officials said Tuesday.
Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, with the war already raging in Europe and Japan's increasing threat, plans were already being made for the internment of enemy aliens. The Alien Registration Act of 1940 required all aliens 14 and older to register with the government. What the military did not plan for, however, was a huge influx of captured prisoners of war being held in the continental United States. Fort Meade became a key location for both
Federal workers are less generous than they used to be, dedicating smaller portions of their paychecks to charitable giving. Officials with the Combined Federal Campaign are trying to reverse that trend.
The Pentagon and National Guard paid professional sports teams to publicly honor soldiers at sporting events, according to a Senate oversight report released Wednesday that labeled the practice "inappropriate and frivolous."
IronNet Cybersecurity, a Fulton-based cybersecurity firm run by former NSA Director Keith Alexander, raised $32.5 million in a Series A funding round led by a pair of several prominent venture capital firms.
Hackers who breached the systems of the federal Office of Personnel Management made off with fingerprint records of 5.6 million people — more than five times the initial estimate — officials said Wednesday.
The secretary of the Army has ordered a sweeping investigation into the safety of military laboratories that handle biological warfare agents and toxins after the discovery of anthrax contamination at a facility in Utah and record-keeping errors at two labs in Maryland.
Col. James E. Davis assumed command of the U.S. Army Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground during a change of command ceremony at the APG post theater July 22. Davis succeeds Col. Gregory R. McClinton who served as the APG Garrison Commander for three years.
WASHINGTON — An effort to privatize commissaries used by service members at military installations such as Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground is meeting with stiff resistance from a bipartisan group of lawmakers who say the proposal would lead to reduced benefits.
The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground will support a training exercises that may include military weapons and watercraft June 8 through 11, both during the day and night, the Army announced.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Monday called for an investigation into an incident in which an Army bio-defense organization mistakenly sent samples of live anthrax to 18 laboratories, including a site at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
An Eastern Shore patents company and a Texas firm accused various federal government and military agencies in a $1 billion complaint filed Friday of infringing on the patents of surveillance systems the companies designed.