The Summit is a unique networking and educational forum for representatives across the chemical and interconnected sectors—including communications, energy, transportation, and water—to learn, share perspectives, and engage in dialogue. Securing chemicals and chemical infrastructure in a growing and evolving threat environment requires cross collaboration between facility owners/operators, industry, law enforcement, community members, and all levels of government. (Courtesy of DHS)

DHS Chemical Sector Security Summit July 16-18 in New Orleans

The Chemical Sector Security Summit, cosponsored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), is the signature industry event for chemical security. The Summit is a unique...
The extent of the breach, which happened in April 2018, was such that the Johnson Space Center, with responsibility for programs including the International Space Station, decided to disconnect from the gateway altogether. (Pictured here, NASA astronaut Drew Feustel, shown during a spacewalk at the International Space Station March 29. Courtesy of NASA.)

Confirmed: NASA Has Been Hacked OIG Report Finds (Learn More, Video)

June 20, 2019 – In Breaking News – Forbes The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) this week confirmed that its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been hacked. An audit document from the...
Allied Universal received the Pro Patria Award, the highest level award that may be bestowed by an ESGR State Committee, due to its support of Guard and Reserve employees through the company’s leadership and practices, including adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the National Guard and Reserve.

Allied Universal Wins DoD Award for Supporting Guard & Reserve Families

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, and a recognized Winner for two consecutive years in the prestigious Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been presented with the prestigious Pro...
General David Petraeus is one of the most prominent and accomplished U.S. military figures of the post-9/11 era.

General Petraeus Joins Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security

General David Petraeus, one of the most prominent modern-day US military figures has accepted the invitation of a three-year Honorary Professorship in the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the...
Follow along the twists and turns in a walking tour of the Edgar Experimental Mine with Dr. Timothy Chung, program manager for the DARPA Subterranean Challenge. (Courtesy of DARPAtv and YouTube)

DARPA ID’s Teams in 1st Scored SubT Challenge Featured in 2018 ‘ASTORS’

REVOLUTIONIZE HOW WE OPERATE IN THE UNDERGROUND DOMAIN Complex underground settings present significant challenges for military and civilian first responders. The hazards vary drastically across domains that can degrade or change over time...
The all-new CH-53K has flown more than 1,200 test hours and is in the midst of a rigorous test program to ensure it is ready to serve both domestically and abroad, enabling the Marines and militaries worldwide to move troops and equipment at higher altitudes , quicker and more effectively than ever. (Courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

USMC to Receive 12 Sikorsky CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopters (Multi-Video)

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, will build 12 production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new $1.13 billion contract from the U.S. Navy, as part of the 200 program of record...
First Responders responded to the attacks not only at Ground Zero, but also at the Fresh Kills Landfill, the city morgue and temporary morgue locations. Fresh Kills was used as a temporary sorting ground for the rubble from Ground Zero with three objectives: to find human remains, personal effects and any evidence of the terrorist attack such as a hijacker’s box cutters, cell phones from the planes and the black boxes. (Courtesy of David Mark from Pixabay)

Disease & Illnesses Related to 9/11 & First Responder Health (Multi-Video)

As the twin towers fell on the morning of September 11, 2001, a thick dust clouded the air and first responders rushed into ground zero. The dust that filled the air was...
The contract award is in response to the need for a semitrailer that can deliver increased payload capability while gaining European road permissions. (Courtesy of Oshkosh Defense)

US Army Selects Oshkosh Defense & Broshuis to Produce HET Semitrailer

The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) has awarded Oshkosh Defense and partner, Broshuis B.V., a contract to produce semitrailers for the Heavy Equipment Transporter in response to an Operational...
New training modules for tactical combat casualty care will be developed for the US Army by MedCognition, in collaboration with Chenega Healthcare Services for the US Army. (Courtesy of MedCognition)

PerSim: A Breakthrough in Medical Simulation for the Battlefield (Video)

MedCognition, a Medtech startup has been contracted to develop military medical training modules for the United States Army using its PerSim augmented reality (AR) patient simulator system. MedCognition will utilize its PerSim...
Sgt. Kelvin Ansari a Savannah police officer who served 21 years in the Army, was killed May 12, 2019, while responding to a robbery. He leaves behind a wife & four children ranging in ages from 5 to 25. (Courtesy of thee Savannah Police Department)

Hero Down: GA Sgt Killed Investigating Robbery; Suspect Dead

May 13, 2019 – In Breaking News – CNN Before Sgt. Kelvin Ansari became a Savannah police officer, he already had a long career in public service. Ansari served 21 years in the...