By Debbie Gregory. What if you could communicate via a cellphone or radio without uttering a sound or moving a finger? What sounds like science fiction is becoming a reality. The Army Research Laboratory is funding research into brain-computer interfacing (BCI), the technology that allows paralyzed individuals to move robotic limbs. The exploration of this […]
Entries for August, 2015
By Debbie Gregory. The U.S. will pull out its Patriot missile defense units along the Turkish border with Syria. The Pentagon released a joint statement by Washington and NATO ally Turkey, saying that the Patriot batteries, which were sent to Turkey in 2013, would return to the U.S. for upgrades by October. According to the […]
By Debbie Gregory. The U.S. has warned China that covert agents tasked with hunting down alleged Chinese fugitives across the globe are not welcome in America. The Obama administration has delivered a warning to Beijing about the presence of Chinese government agents operating secretly in the United States to return home immediately. U.S. diplomats previously […]
By Debbie Gregory. The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, has selected the 15 employers named as the recipients for the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Now in its 20th year, the award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers […]
By Debbie Gregory. As the first anniversary of Jason Simcakoski’s passing approaches, an inspector general’s report faults a Wisconsin Veterans Affairs hospital for the accidental overdose of the Marine Corps veteran. The outrage of Simcakoski’s death has sparked legislation aimed at strengthening guidelines for prescribing painkillers. His parents, widow and daughter watched as a Senate […]
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