Air Force Staff Sgt. Reginald Gilchrist, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Sustainment for Trauma and Resuscitation Skills Program, demonstrates the importance of proper insertion and securement of an advanced airway such as the laryngeal mask airway or LMA. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Michael Ellis)

Highlight: Cadaver Training Prepares Air Force Medics for Real World Encounters

The study of human anatomy has helped further medical science since the third century B.C. Often reserved for medical students or researchers, today, cadaver training is helping medical technicians build confidence and hone critical life-saving...

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury staff members admire Lundy, a service dog, as his owner Jake Young, a former Navy SEAL, looks on. (Image courtesy of the DCoE)

Highlight: TBI Patient Recovers With Help from a Canine Friend

When an occupational therapist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) asked Jake Young to train a service dog as a form of therapy, the former Navy SEAL wasn’t exactly sold on the idea. “My first impression was they were just trying...

Highlight: ECBC Partners with Japanese Manufacturer to Test Explosive Destruction Technology

Highlight: ECBC Partners with Japanese Manufacturer to Test Explosive Destruction Technology

A team employees from ECBC’s Chemical Biological Application and Risk Reduction (CBARR) business unit, along with members of ECBC’s environmental and safety teams, are participating in the testing of the DAVINCHLITE..

Researchers from Argonne’s Surface and Lubrication Interaction, Discovery and Engineering initiative developed a novel “diamond-like” coating that could prove of great benefit when used to coat equipment for wind turbines. (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory)

Highlight: Gone With the Wind: Argonne Coating Shows Surprising Potential to Improve Reliability in Wind Power

Despite the rigors of scientific inquiry and the methodical approaches of the world's most talented researchers, sometimes science has a surprise in store. Such was the case when a group of researchers from...

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work breaks ground with Polish and U.S. leaders at the Aegis Ashore missile defense system groundbreaking ceremony in Redzikowo, Poland, May 13, 2016. (Image courtesy of the DoD/Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee)

Highlight: Work Joins Groundbreaking for Ballistic Missile Defense Site in Poland

At a groundbreaking ceremony here for an Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense site, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work emphasized the system is for the protection of NATO members and not directed at Russia. As American and Polish...

Department of Defense personnel react to a simulated nuclear detonation in Pittsburgh during Vibrant Response 2016. The annual exercise prepares military and civilian emergency response personnel to react to a national emergency. (Image courtesy of the U.S. National Guard/ Sgt. Cody Quinn)

Highlight: Indiana Hosts Vibrant Response to Prepare Responders for Nuclear Bomb Detonation

Soldiers gathered here May 8-15 to kick off the second week of Vibrant Response 16, an annual exercise that prepares military and civilian emergency response personnel to react to a national emergency. Vibrant Response 16 tests the...

Mufid Elfgeeh was arrested in 2014 when he took possession of two handguns and two silencers he bought for $1,000. In March, he was sentenced to 270 months in prison for his role in supporting ISIL. (Image courtesy of Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Highlight: Countering Terrorism: Inside the Mufid Elfgeeh Investigation

New York man was recently sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)—and an FBI investigation revealed that he was dangerously close to shifting...

An Iraqi soldier practices using a camera during media cell training at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, June 27, 2015. Through advise-and-assist and building-partner-capacity missions, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told Pentagon reporters May 18, 2016, the multinational coalition has trained more than 31,000 Iraqi forces. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan Boynes

Highlight: OIR Spokesman: Attacks in Baghdad Show ISIL Reverting to ‘Terrorist Roots’

“The recent rash of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant attacks in Baghdad that have killed hundreds of civilians likely reflects a shift in enemy tactics, Army Col. Steve Warren, spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent...