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Local veteran defends VA care at Veterans Day celebration

...Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggested folding the federal health care system into the U.S. Department of Defense.Instead of receiving care at government-run hospitals, Carson campaigned in late August that veterans should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-10/local-veteran-defends-va-care
Changes in Army Substance Abuse Program could have saved Deputy J.D. Paugh's life, doctor says

...year, was functioning in a manner consistent with Department of Defense directives."In 2016, the resources for clinical...to the largest inpatient addiction program in the Department of Defense, was in full compliance. Still, Lillard said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-04/changes-army-substance-abuse-
Evans company wins Army research lab contract

...Army Research Lab takes either existing technology or creates new technology to provide capabilities for the Department of Defense and other agencies," he said. "So within Janus, we have software expertise and hardware expertise that allows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-29/evans-company-wins-army-re
Augusta soldier competing for 'Best Warrior' title

...major commands in the weeklong Best Warrior Competition that began Oct. 4. According to a news release from the Department of Defense, Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey is overseeing the two-part competition, which tests participants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-09/augusta-soldier-competing-bes
Augusta University gains most Post-9/11 GI Bill students, dollars in 2014

...University of Phoenix has netted $7.7 million for 537 students, but that could soon change.This week, the Department of Defense placed the University of Phoenix system on probation, barring the for-profit school from recruiting on military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-10-09/augusta-university-gains-
Installation of new Fort Gordon entry system expected to cause gate delays

...delays when it goes live today, officials said.Department of Defense personnel should expect a 10- to 15-second delay...Among the new features is the ability to scan Department of Defense cards and immediately check them against the National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-21/ft-gordon-gate-delays-expect
PETA requests federal review of University of Georgia for use of dogs, other lab animals

...Life Support" laboratory for teaching surgical skills use human simulators. The organization says the U.S. Department of Defense also uses alternatives to live animals in some cases.USDA enforcement options include official warnings or fines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-21/peta-requests-federal-review-univer
Fort Gordon pays tribute to POWs, MIA troops

...to treat it as a national imperative to bring all our missing Americans home, and we are."Last month, the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Office Agency announced that the remains of a missing Vietnam service member had been identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-18/fort-gordon-pays-tribute-pows
2015 Veterans Day events in Augusta area

...Broad streets; honor veterans and military service members; tribute to Vietnam veterans in conjunction with the Department of Defense's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War; sponsored by The Military Order of the World Wars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-05/2015-veterans-day-events-augu
Utterly embarrassing

...movement.Of course, one might actually think we were winning the battle after reading the reports that more than 50 Department of Defense intelligence analysts allege were doctored by higher-ups to support the administration's narrative that ISIS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-09/utterly-embarrassing