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Air Force Cans 9 ICBM Launch Officers In Cheating Scandal, Unveils Nuke Recommendations

Air Force Cans 9 ICBM Launch Officers In Cheating Scandal, Unveils Nuke Recommendations

UPDATED: Malmstrom Commander Resigns; Two Senior Officers, 7 Others Fired CORRECTED Name Of Head of Air Force Global Strike Command 8:02 pm PENTAGON: The Air Force has fired two senior officers and seven other commanders as part of its “unprecedented” bid to fix the troubled nuclear missile force and accepted the voluntary resignation of the commander of… Keep reading →

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Fueled by the growth of distributed generation and the desire of consumers and businesses to move toward greater independence in their use of electricity, the microgrid concept has moved steadily toward the mainstream in the last few years. The main technology components of microgrids have made significant headway, and Navigant Research’s analysis indicates that the… Keep reading →

The American Legion’s national commander, Daniel M. Dellinger, told Congress at a hearing today that Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leaders must be held accountable for mistakes that result in needless deaths at its medical facilities. “Patient deaths are tragic – preventable deaths are unacceptable,” Dellinger told the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. “But failure… Keep reading →

National Health Expenditures (NHE) in February 2014 grew 6.7% over February 2013, the highest rate since March 2007, just prior to the recession, which officially began in December 2007. While governmental data attribute a portion of the growth in January and February 2014 to newly insured individuals under the Affordable Care Act, much of the… Keep reading →

Manufacturers’ News, Inc.– Manufacturing employment in North Carolina was little changed over the past year, reports the 2014 North Carolina Manufacturers Register®, a manufacturers database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI in 2013, North Carolina added 824 jobs over the past year – far less than the… Keep reading →

The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association for life science and technology, today praised state lawmakers for advancing key priorities for the tech community during this year’s legislative session. The 2014 session concluded on Monday. “We are encouraged to see Maryland lawmakers and the Administration come through on our biggest pro-growth priorities:… Keep reading →

The National Retail Federation today urged Congress to address an increasing threat to retailers: patent trolls. Patent trolls are shadowy entities that purchase overly-broad patents with the sole intent of suing retailers and other end-users of technology that allegedly infringe on those patents. “Trolls’ claims not only affect e-commerce applications and the everyday use of… Keep reading →

The U.S. is on the verge of a period of unprecedented growth, writes economist and author Joel Kurtzman in his latest book, Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance. Kurtzman directly challenges those who describes the U.S. as a declining power. “The facts are different from what people are saying in Washington…. Keep reading →

Although most microgrids are technically retrofit projects, microgrids have begun to move into the mainstream. Around the world, new vendors continue to enter this space with new projects and approaches. These systems, which can operate in isolation from (or in the absence of) the wider power grid, are particularly well-suited for remote communities in the… Keep reading →

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today released a new report showing that Baby Boomers’ confidence in their retirement plans continues to decline, a trend dating back to 2011, when IRI first began tracking Boomers’ retirement expectations. During that time, the percentage of Boomers showing high levels of confidence in their financial preparations for retirement dropped… Keep reading →

Conducting business with the City of Marlow is now faster and more convenient. Online Bill Pay, offered through cityofmarlow.com, allows utility customers to pay monthly service bills quickly, conveniently and securely. The new system eliminates the hassle of mailing or delivering payments, and best of all, it is available 24-hours a day. “We are so… Keep reading →

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