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National Disaster Medical System Builds Capabilities with Fundamentals Course

More than 50 healthcare professionals and trainers with the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) trained at FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) recently. The NDMS employed Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) from 10 different states to attend the pilot fundamentals course. “We have 8,000 employees combined into 86 response teams around the country,” said Dr.… Keep Reading

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NNSA Conducts International Radiological Response Training in Vienna

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), in partnership with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Incident and Emergency Center (IEC), last week completed an International Radiological Assistance Program Training for Emergency Response Advanced (I-RAPTER A) training course at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria. “The I-RAPTER A course provided incident commanders and second line responders… Keep Reading

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Indestructible Self-Healing Chips Developed by CalTech with DARPA, Air Force Research Lab Funding

Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Air Force Research Laboratory, a team of engineers at the California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech) High-Speed Integrated Circuits Lab today announced that they have developed the first self-healing integrated chips. It’s a development that has important applications to both homeland and national security, according to the… Keep Reading

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Rep. Langevin Stresses Importance of Education to Address Cybersecurity Threats

Leading a discussion on cybersecurity with students in the Graduate Program in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security at Newport Rhode Island-based Salve Regina University Thursday night, Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) “outlined the increasing security challenges we face in cyberspace,” his office said in a statement. As a cofounder of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus and… Keep Reading

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Education Woes Linked to National Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s security and economic prosperity are at risk if America’s schools don’t improve, warns a task force led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein, the former chancellor of New York City’s school system. The report, U.S. Education Reform and National Security, obtained by The Associated Press, cautions… Keep Reading

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