CBR Weapons and WMD Terrorism News, August 20, 2010
Pentagon Releases Final Fort Hood Shooting Review
Pentagon officials today released the Defense Department's final review of recommendations issued by an independent panel in the wake of the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting spree on Fort Hood, Texas.
VA secretary calls for "forbearance" by mortgage companies
Veterans in the Gulf States impacted by the recent oil spill may qualify for delayed mortgage payments if their mortgages already are guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Airman's Donation Saves Life
When most airmen come into the Air Force, they know their service could include being called upon to do something that could save a life. However, one airman answered the call in a way very few could.
Life is precious
Two weeks ago, I began a journey leading the 4th Space Operations Squadron through a tragedy. This was not something I ever wanted to do, but there were many lessons learned for me, our squadron, and, I hope, for all of you reading this commentary.
Harry S. Truman CSG Responds to Fire, Rescues Mariners
Units assigned to Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG) rescued eight Iranian mariners in the Arabian Sea Aug. 18.
Civilian Law Enforcement Employees Tell Their Stories
Hundreds of thousands of civilian personnel work in the criminal justice system, including state and local law enforcement. Generally speaking, civilian personnel are those who haven’t taken an oath of office and do not have a police officers power to arrest for probable cause. While most civilian police personnel are unarmed, some agencies employ civilian security personnel who are armed, but have only limited duties and powers of arrest.