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Report Details New Recommendations After Live Anthrax Were Sent To Md. LabNew recommendations for the handling of anthrax spores are out, following news that samples of supposedly dead bacteria shipped by a Department of Defense lab were alive.
ACLU: Women Grossly Underrepresented In Service AcademiesThe Naval Academy in Annapolis is targeted in a new lawsuit. A women's veterans group wants three U.S. service academies to give up information about how many women they do and do not admit.
Blue Angels Soar Over Naval Academy Class Of 2014 GraduationAbout 1,000 U.S. Naval Academy students are graduating in Annapolis.
Md. Firm Helping To Make Nation SecureA table at e-End holds jars full of tiny pieces of metal and plastic that were once cellphones, rifles and even body armor.
UMUC Gets $250M Contract With Defense DepartmentThe Department of Defense has awarded a $250 million contract to University of Maryland University College.
Budget Woes May Cancel Classes At Naval AcademyU.S. Naval Academy officials say federal budget cuts could lead to canceled classes.
Defense Department Employees Prepare For FurloughsThousands of civilian Defense Department employees are bracing for furloughs forced on them by the sequestration budget cuts.
Fort Meade Commander Prepares For Deep CutsThis spring, nearly 27,820 civilian Department of Defense workers at Fort George G. Meade, where Rothstein is garrison commander, will shift to a four-day work week and a 20 percent cut in pay.
Firm Seeks To Commercialize Defense InnovationsA Boston-based investment firm says it has reached agreements aimed at commercializing innovations from four Defense Department laboratories.
Fort Detrick Receives US Grants For Brain ResearchFort Detrick is receiving $100 million in federal grants to fund research into post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.
Lawmakers Work On Savings Plan As Government Layoffs LoomCongress faces another showdown over cuts and taxes. The deadline for automatic cuts to the Department of Defense and other agencies is rapidly approaching.
Naval Academy: 'Spice' Investigation OverOfficials at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis say an investigation into the use of synthetic marijuana by students is over.
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