DoD Team Surveys Charleston Site for Guantanamo Prisoner Transfer

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity - WASHINGTON September 2, 2015 — A Defense Department assessment team is surveying Joint Base Charleston’s Navy Consolidated Brig in South Carolina as a potential prison to house detainees after the wartime prison at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, closes, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters today.

Carter Announces Manufacturing Initiative to Aid Warfighters

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity - WASHINGTON August 28, 2015 — The Defense Department is partnering with a large-scale consortium in the creation of a National Manufacturing Innovation Institute to produce hybrid electronics, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced today at Moffett Federal Airfield, California.

Northern Command Applies Lessons Katrina Taught

Airmen on a search-and-rescue operation observe a rescue in progress along the Louisiana coast Aug. 31, 2005. The airmen were assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28HSC 28 from the USS Bataan, which was in the Gulf of Mexico about 100 miles south of New Orleans. The Defense Department mobilized to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster-relief efforts in the Gulf Coast...

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