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Local VA-military partnership adds Columbia hospitals

...expanding into South Carolina to form the largest sharing partnership among medical facilities managed by the U.S. departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.The newly renamed Georgia-Lina Federal Healthcare Executive Coun cil announced last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-11/local-va-military-partnershi
Latest Army projections boost Fort Gordon growth to 4,700 personnel

...we mean growth that began in 2012 and continues through 2019."The updated figures were not connected to the Department of Defense's announcement last week that nearly all of the nation's installations will lose troops as the Army draws down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/latest-army-projections-boos
U.S. Sen Isakson reports Fort Gordon adding small number of troops while other installations prepare for large losses

...Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.Isakson spoke with Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Wednesday, a day before the Department of Defense is expected to announce installations affected by significant active-duty force reductions due to budget cuts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/us-sen-isakson-reports-fort-
New Balance says military slow to deliver on promise to outfit recruits in US-made sneakers

...said. "It certainly highlights that there is this institutional slowdown" at the Pentagon.Wright, of the Department of Defense, stresses the military is committed to honoring the "spirit" of the Berry Amendment even as it maintains sneakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-03/new-balance-says-military-
U.S. Rep. Wilson seeks unified cyberattack measure

...Cyberattack Standards Study Act, requests the director of National Intelligence to work with leaders from the federal departments of Defense, Justice and Homeland Security to define a method for quantifying and responding to online warfare.The Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-09/us-rep-wilson-seeks-unif
More than 7 decades after Pearl Harbor, remains from USS Oklahoma could be ID'd with new tests

...Jacobson's mother was denied.Last month, the Department of Defense announced plans to exhume the Oklahoma remains at...manpower and personnel.Last month, however, the Department of Defense pulled rank and said the disinterments would proceed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/more-7-decades-after-pearl-harbor-r
Lipstick on an earmark

...earmark."Some of the fattest pork was found at the Department of Defense, where hundreds of millions of dollars are spent...duplicated at other agencies."The business of the Department of Defense is not to fund health programs or research ? that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-17/lipstick-earmark
Top cyber words for 2015

...in consultation with the attorney general and secretary of state (but not directors of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, the National Security Agency or Cyber Command).An early ruling on this definition will make the difference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-15/top-cyber-words-
Private businesses and vendors required to get background check for Fort Gordon access

...policies at the military installation.Fort Gordon announced Thursday that businesses and vendors who are not Department of Defense personnel or contractors will be required to get background checks in coming weeks, according to a news release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-19/private-businesses-and-vendo
Fort Gordon pilot bus service attracting fewer riders than expected in first months

...Brainard avenues on post.The bus enters Fort Gordon at Gate 1 at Jimmie Dyess Parkway where riders must have a Department of Defense identification card to stay onboard. Riders with a driver's license must get a pass at the visitor's center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-19/fort-gordon-pilot-bus-servic