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January 18, 2017
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U.S. Army Enlists IBM for $62 Million Cloud Deal

IBM Cloud solution, services to improve Army’s IT flexibility, efficiency and performance ARMONK, N.Y. – 18 Jan 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the U.S. Army has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar contract with IBM to build, manage and … Continue reading

October 1, 2014
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Battles back home

Author Finkel discusses toll of Iraq War on US soldiers and their families When the young men of the U.S. Army’s 16th Infantry 2nd Battalion headed into Iraq in 2007 they believed that they were going to make a difference … Continue reading

January 23, 2013
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2013 Bollingen Poetry Prize Goes to Charles Wright

Charles Wright, hailed as one of the leading American poets of his generation, has been named the winner of Yale’s 2013 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. The Bollingen Prize in American Poetry is among the most prestigious prizes given to … Continue reading

January 4, 2013
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U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and DISA Expand Access to Microsoft Technologies through Cost-Saving Modernization Agreement

Insight Public Sector selected to deliver licensing agreement aimed at reducing IT costs while offering advanced mobility, collaboration and cloud computing capabilities to personnel. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jan. 4, 2013 — In an effort to modernize technology infrastructure, reduce costs … Continue reading

June 21, 2012
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The Warrior-Scholar Project: Easing the Move from Combat to College

Having twice served in Afghanistan, where his platoon faced some of the most intense fighting of any American soldiers, U.S. Army sergeant Misha Pemble-Belkin felt a bit of a “culture shock” earlier this month when he first took a seat … Continue reading

November 22, 2011
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MU Engineers Developing Military Applications for Smartphones

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Tracking military targets? The University of Missouri’s College of Engineering has an app for that. Engineers from the MU College of Engineering, with funding from the U.S. Army/Leonard Wood Institute, have enhanced popular smartphones to be able … Continue reading

September 29, 2011
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Modified Vaccine Shows Promise in Preventing Malaria

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Continuing a global effort to prevent malaria infections, Michigan State University researchers have created a new malaria vaccine – one that combines the use of a disabled cold virus with an immune system-stimulating gene – that … Continue reading