department of defense :
- n the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
News & Articles
- Natural Gas Grid Is Key Enabler For U.S. Energy Security, Says DoD Study
The natural gas distribution system can significantly enhance energy security at domestic military installations during electric grid failures, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
June 16, 2013 - Forbes
- Pentagon Hopes Brain Tissue Research Will Help Prevent Injuries
More than 260,000 cases of traumatic brain injury have been reported by American service members sent to Iraq and Afghanistan. Now the Department of Defense has created a tissue bank where the brains of deceased service members will be studied, in an effort to treat and prevent brain injury from combat. Melissa Block speaks with the director of the brain tissue repository, Dr. Daniel Perl.
June 16, 2013 - NPR
- Defense Department Orders Employees, Contractors to Steer Clear of Surveillance Stories
The Department of Defense is instructing its employees and contractors not seek out or download classified material from the public domain that was leaked last week to the Guardian and Washington Post that detailed a massive, covert and government-run ...
June 14, 2013 - Wired News