Can Neurostimulation Enhance Soldier Performance?

By Samir Naqvi – April 29, 2019 Military technology is revolutionizing the way warfare and defense efforts are conducted. Less than a hundred years ago, soldiers were forced into freezing trenches, often for weeks at a time, to defend borders and protect against enemy forces. Today, warfare often consists of pixels on a screen, with far less of the hand-to-hand …

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DoD Pitches Space Force Funding to Congress

Although 2019 is still fairly young, federal budgets are already being formed for 2020 and beyond. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking authorization for its Space Force in the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), hoping to streamline current aerospace defense efforts and maintain American dominance in the silent skies. Why a Space Force?  For centuries …

Could Fish Be the U.S. Military’s New Secret Weapon?

By Troy Barnes – April 1, 2019 With ever-expanding technological capabilities, it can be a struggle for any country’s defense department to stay ahead of the game. The U.S. Department of Defense has continued its push to think outside the box when it comes to keeping U.S. interests safe — from drone ships to the developing Space Force, the DoD …

Warrior Games Help Service Members Recover and Rehabilitate

By Troy Barnes – March 18, 2019 On June 21, the 2019 Warrior Games — a Department of Defense-sponsored adaptive sports competition — will kick off in Tampa Bay, Florida, home of the U.S. Special Operations Command. This nine-day annual competition is designed to assist the recovery of wounded, ill, and injured service members by facilitating their participation in a …

Three Things to Know About Housing Protections for Military Members

By Samir Naqvi – March 11, 2019 Whether you own or rent your home, cash flow problems can sometimes make it tough to meet your housing obligations. For military reservists who are called to active duty, the temporarily lowered paychecks and increased collateral obligations their families may face (like childcare and travel costs) can only add to these challenges. In …

The SHOT Show Returns to Las Vegas

By Samir Naqvi – Jan. 21, 2019 The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)’s 2019 Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show returns to the Sands Expo Center in sunny Las Vegas from Jan. 22 through Saturday the 26th this year, bringing the latest in shooting and outdoor sports technology to more than 70,000 visitors. Unlike many nationwide shooting and hunting shows, …

President George H.W. Bush Leaves Powerful Military Legacy

By Samir Naqvi – Dec. 10, 2018 The United States last week laid to rest its last surviving presidential war hero — President George Herbert Walker Bush. One of the Navy’s youngest fighter pilots, Bush was shot down about 700 miles south of Japan during World War II. Of the nine young men who wound up in the Pacific after this …