The North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) has recognized Armament Systems & Procedures (ASP) for its Transport Kit via the Public Safety Product Innovation Award.
The Transport Kit, which received the recognition during the recent NAUMD convention held... Read More »
A landmark study maintains while 2016 global malaria spending totaled $4.3 billion, it fell short of the World Health Organization's target goal of $6.6 billion.
The University of Washington School of Medicine Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) analysis, published in The Lancet... Read More »
Mount Sinai researchers have found detected sizeable delays in the reporting of cases of West Nile virus in the United States, which could actively harm efforts to track and predict the disease.
Their findings, published in the JAMA Network Open, uncovered reporting delays of anywhere between... Read More »
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently held a tabletop exercise in collaboration with the Secure Community Network (SCN), a Department of Homeland Security Initiative for the American Jewish community.
The purpose of the exercise was to examine how federal and state... Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to construct new bollard walls within the U.S. Border Patrol’s Yuma and El Paso sectors in Arizona and Texas.
The projects call for approximately 53 miles of new bollard wall -- which is a wall made up of steel slats -- in place of... Read More »
As a means of aiding personnel in locating battlefield adversaries, Marine Corps officials said the branch is incorporating new technologies into existing handheld GPS targeting systems.
The Common Laser Range Finder-Integrated Capability (CLRF-IC), which officials said was fielded two years... Read More »
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have selected Felix Chavez to serve as Chief Patrol Agent within the Laredo Sector.
Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost recently announced the selection, noting Chavez entered on duty with the Border Patrol in July 1985 as a member of Academy Class... Read More »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced last week that the number of measles cases in the United States have reached levels unseen since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000 and poses a real threat of a country-wide endemic.
In all, 695 cases have spread across 22... Read More »
The University of Virginia won the Alamo Cup at the 2019 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) April 23-25 in Orlando.
The University of Central Florida won second place and the Rochester Institute of Technology won third place.
More than 235 colleges and universities... Read More »
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the contracting processes of the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster recovery efforts.
The report, entitled “Actions Needed to Improve the Use of Post-Disaster Contracts to... Read More »
In accordance with the Border Patrol comprehensive recruitment and retention strategy, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently unveiled a new retention incentive for GS-12 and GS-13 Border Patrol agents.
“Investing in the men and women of the United States Border Patrol continues to be... Read More »
The anti-malaria drug primaquine is the focus of an upcoming, mass treatment routine in Thailand and Myanmar in an effort to prevent relapses of the disease.
A grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) makes that possible. Researchers from the University of South Florida will receive... Read More »
U.S. senators from Mississippi praised the announcement on Tuesday that Pascagoula, Miss.-based shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc. was awarded a major contract to build the next generation of U.S. Coast Guard polar icebreakers.
A United States presence in the polar regions is vital given the... Read More »
Medical examiners used Rapid DNA technology to identify the 85 people killed in last year’s Camp Fire wildfire in Paradise, Calif.
The technology is funded in part by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). It was developed to quickly analyze DNA to... Read More »
A former employee of the U.S. Department of State pled guilty to the charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
Federal officials charged Candace Marie Claiborne with lying to law enforcement and background investigators and hiding her extensive contacts with, and gifts from, agents of... Read More »