Pentagon Bans Use of Geolocators on Fitness Trackers, SmartphonesThe Pentagon is banning deployed personnel from using fitness trackers, smartphones and potentially even dating apps that use geolocating features that could reveal the user's location.
Google Employees Demand Company Stop Work On U.S. Military ProjectOver 3,000 employees at Google have signed an open letter to the company's leadership urging them to drop out of the Pentagon's project to equip drones with artificial intelligence.
Matt's Favorites: Educating Innovators, Privacy Fatigue, Cyberattacks And More EarthsHere's another day's worth of my favorite finds from the amazing world of high technology. Just look at these!
Metro Detroiters Divided As U.S. Military Lifts Ban On Women In CombatMetro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.
Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can't Resist Political AttacksThe thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
Senate Committee Rejects Proposals For Air National Guard Cuts In Mich.The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee eliminated proposed Air National Guard cuts Thursday that would have cost Michigan bases hundreds of jobs, said chairman Carl Levin.
Air Force: Michigan Bases To Lose About 850 JobsPlanned Air National Guard cuts would eliminate about 850 jobs at Michigan's Selfridge and Kellogg bases, according to the U.S. Air Force.
General Criticizes Cutbacks At Michigan BaseThe Pentagon's plan to eliminate a squadron of fighter jets at a Detroit-area base makes no economic sense and would cost more than 550 jobs, according to the director of the Michigan National Guard.
Air Force To Change Missions At 2 Mich. BasesThe U.S. Air Force is planning mission changes at two Michigan bases as part of a restructuring plan as the Pentagon works to rein in military spending, officials said Friday.
Phony Parts Flooding Pentagon Supply ChainThe committee's investigation found about 1,800 cases of suspect counterfeit electronics being sold to the Pentagon.
Remains Of Korean War POW Identified The Pentagon announced Monday that the remains of Army Cpl. A.V. Scott, 27, of Detroit, will be buried June 22 at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mich. Soldier Killed In AfghanistanThe Pentagon says a 25-year-old U.S. Army sergeant from Saginaw has been killed in fighting in Afghanistan.
Pentagon Using Pontiac Firm's 3-D Safety TrainingPontiac-based 3-D Experiential Training Co. LLC said its immersive 3-D safety training videos and viewing hardware have been procured by Washington Headquarters Services, a Department of Defense agency created in 1977 for DoD-wide support functions
Pentagon Study Dismisses Risk Of Openly Gay Troops
WikiLeaks Documents Detail Murder, Abuse In Iraq