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Air Force Accepts STEM Scholarship Applications for 2018

The U.S. Air Force is accepting scholarship applications from students who aim to pursue a science, technology, engineering and math degree. The military service said Monday it offers between $25,000 and $38,000 a year to help students major in one of the 19 STEM disciplines through the branch’s Science, Mathematics and Research …

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Johns Hopkins Laser Communications Platform Wins TechConnect Defense Innovation Award

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been recognized at the 2017 Defense Innovation Summit in Tampa, Florida for its high-bandwidth, free space optical communications system. The APL laser communications system landed TechConnect‘s defense innovation award which recognizes potential benefits of technologies to national and warfighter security, Johns Hopkins said Tuesday. …

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Former US Marshals Director Stacia Hylton Joins LexisNexis Special Services Board

Stacia Hylton, former director of the U.S. Marshals Service, has joined the board of directors at information services provider LexisNexis Special Services Inc. LNSSI said Tuesday Hylton brings three decades of federal experience to the company’s board that consists of professionals from U.S. defense, intelligence law enforcement and civilian agencies. She managed …

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Robert Work Named Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellow

Robert Work, a 27-year U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, has been named a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will work with other APL senior fellows and technical professionals in efforts to help inform policy and technology decisions issued by U.S. …

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Deborah Lee James Joins Noblis Board of Trustees

Former U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has joined the board of trustees at the Falls Church, Virginia-based nonprofit science and technology organization Noblis. Noblis said Thursday James’ public and private sector has spanned more than 30 years and included legislative, international affairs, programmatic and leadership positions. She managed the welfare of active-duty, …

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Eric Fanning to Become Aerospace Industries Association President, CEO

Eric Fanning, formerly secretary of the U.S. Army, will succeed Dave Melcher as president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association beginning Jan. 1. “Eric will strengthen AIA’s position as the voice of the aerospace and defense industry, bringing continued attention and advocacy to key issues affecting civil aviation, space …

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