Are you at risk for rabies? Learn what Americans should know about current rabies risks from wild animals in their area and how the public, international travelers, and healthcare providers can prevent rabies. (Courtesy of Vital Signs, CDC and YouTube)

Bats Lead US Rabies Risk: Awareness Crucial to Preventing Deadly Disease

Bats are responsible for roughly 7 in 10 rabies deaths among people who are infected with the rabies virus in the United States, possibly because people may not know of the...
U.S. Sailors assigned to Fleet Surgical Team Three, led by Lt. j.g. Candice Carter (right) and Lt. Collen Casey (left), discuss the evaluation and care of a simulated patient in the Intensive Care Unit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during a mass casualty drill. Sailors assigned to Fleet Surgical Team Three, USS America, USNS Mercy, and Naval Medical Center San Diego participated in the drill to increase operational readiness. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Sean P. Lenahan)

Transforming Navy Healthcare for Sailors, Marines & Their Families

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been awarded a contract to provide program and project management support to the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) for transformational analytics, and data...
A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan is a key component in the awareness, identification, and early intervention of threats or incidents of workplace violence.

Workplace Violence Prevention Training: Is It Worth the Gamble?

Does your organization have a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan that is comprehensive and updated regularly? If not, organizationally you are taking a gamble on both the safety of your employees and the...
The United States is engaged in a generational fight against terrorists who seek to attack the American people, our country, and our way of life. An informed, vigilant and engaged public remains one of our greatest assets to identify potential terrorists and prevent attacks. (Courtesy of DHS)

DHS Reissues Updated National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan has reissued the  National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin pertaining to the current terror threat to the U.S. homeland. Acting Secretary McAleenan...
Airbus also offered its H135 as its proposal for the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS), soon to be known as the TH-73A. The H135 will enhance the U.S. Navy’s rotary-wing training curriculum, with this technically mature, FAA IFR-certified twin-engine aircraft.

Airbus Celebrates 10 Yrs of UH-72A Lakota at NAS Patuxent River (Video)

Airbus Helicopters recently hosted a ceremony with leaders of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS), to commemorate the UH-72A Lakota’s 10th anniversary at Naval Air Station (NAS), Patuxent River, Maryland,...
S&T’s NUSTL collaborated with first responders, DOE, and FEMA to publish the “Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Response Guidance: Planning for the First 100 Minutes,” is designed to encourage comprehensive radiological preparedness and assist first responders and local jurisdictions to both operationalize and implement best practices for RDD detonation response. Pictured here, a radioactive blast releasing radioactive ballistic fragments into the surrounding environment. (From the video, Courtesy of DHS S&T)

S&T Returns with NUSTL Responder RAD Preparedness in 2019 ‘ASTORS’

A radiological dispersal device (RDD), or 'dirty bomb,' detonation in a local jurisdiction will have significant consequences for public safety, responder health and critical infrastructure operations. First responders and emergency managers must...
Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison visited USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) underway in the Coral Sea July 12, during Talisman Sabre. (Courtesy of thee U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke)

Ships Converge for Talisman Sabre ’19 Bilateral, Biennial War Games

Seventeen ships from the United States, Australia, Canada and Japan sailed together in formation for a massive photo exercise July 10, to signify the beginning of naval maneuvers as part of...
Terrese Colston (Courtesy of the Polk County Sheriff's Office)

Carjacker Who Shot FL Police Officer Gets 30 Years in Federal Prison

Terrese Colston, 29, of Polk County, Florida, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for carjacking, brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, and possessing...
Meggitt Training Systems, a leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services for armed forces and law enforcement, is taking marksmanship to a new level, literally, by equipping the newly renovated two-story firing range at Parma Armory Firearms in Parma, Ohio, only the second indoor, double-decker shooting range in the country. (Courtesy of Meggitt Training Centers)

Meggitt Training Outfits Dual-Use & Two-Story Live-Fire Indoor Ranges

Meggitt Training Systems, a leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services for armed forces and law enforcement, is taking marksmanship to the next level, literally, by...
Quickly and easily identify chemical hazards at the site of interest with the self-contained FLIR Griffin™ G510 portable gas chromatograph mass spectrometer (GC-MS). It complements presumptive detectors used during emergency missions, by enabling responders to analyze all phases of matter (liquid, solid, vapor) so they can take immediate action.

FLIR Adds Key Features to Griffin G510 Portable Chemical Detector

FLIR Systems, a recognized Winner in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Three Consecutive Years, have made available multiple new enhancements to its Griffin™ G510 portable GC-MS chemical detector. The Griffin™ G510,...