Cool App-titude: GORequest Government Help

June 15, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

The new GORequest app for the iPhone makes it easy for users to tap into their locality and report problems fast. Users select an issue, snap a picture and submit with the click of a button.

Alexander To Head New Cyber Command

June 14, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, USA, director, National Security Agency and chief, Central Security Service, has been promoted to the rank of general and given additional assignment as commander of the new U.S. Cyber Command.

Determining What Is Secure or Not Secure: That Is the Challenge

June 11, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Are there more efficient ways to streamline the ARTPC's data identification process, or would these just add layers to what is envisioned as an already more simplified effort? Discuss your ideas, express your concerns here. We welcome your unclassified data input.

Homefront Help: Sons and Daughters in Touch 20th Anniversary Event

June 10, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Sons and Daughters in Touch (SDIT) will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Washington, D.C., June 18-20, including a special ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, also known as The Wall, on Father's Day, June 20, at 10 a.m. SDIT members and others who lost their fathers in military conflicts will lay 2,000 roses at the base of the memorial.

Rafael To Receive Fiber Optic Gyros From KVH Contract

June 10, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

KVH Industries has received a $2 million order from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to equip Rafael's remote weapon stations with enhanced, dual-axis DSP-4000 fiber optic gyros. Under the terms of the contract, KVH will integrate the fiber optic gyros within the weapons stations to provide them with critical optical and weapon stabilization capabilities and increase their accuracy and effectiveness.