Diverse Military
by Carrie Wofford & James Schmeling

As the political makeup of the 116th Congress begins to congeal, the question of what, if anything, this divided government can do together looms. Although there is faint hope of cooperation on most issues, if there is something that could unite President Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Mitch McConnell, it should be their promises […]

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by Courtney Linder

Carnegie Mellon University is at the heart of some breakthrough technologies — from shaping the first artificial intelligence program to trailblazing the study and creation of the autonomous vehicles we see zipping around Pittsburgh’s streets today. It has also revolutionized technology for war. Read More

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by Zayna Syed

On Feb. 5, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, sponsored legislation to protect funding for the Great Lakes that she claims would be siphoned off by President Trump to build a physical wall along the southern border. The bill was a preemptive response to a declaration of a national emergency President Trump announced on Friday after failing to corral Congress into […]

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by Kaitlin Stansell

A shakeup to a Citadel tradition is underway as the Military College of South Carolina shifts away from how it currently handles cadet company assignments. While the new president of the college calls this a refinement of the school’s practices, some former graduates are disappointed in the change. Read More

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Aviation Industry 

by Matthew Mishrikey

In a few milliseconds, electrical arcing in aircraft wiring can release thousands of joules of energy. This is enough to ignite wire insulation, pierce hydraulic lines, and compromise critical flight-control subsystems. The aviation industry urgently needs reliable arc-fault detection and mitigation measures. Going on decades now, academic and commercial research on the subject continues because […]

Debt management

by Benjamin Krause

The VA Debt Management Center just announced it reduced call wait times by over 75 percent while also increasing calls taken by 40 percent from 2016 to 2018. As part of the agency’s veteran-focused initiatives, they agency reduced call wait times from 21 minutes in 2016 to under 5 minutes during 2018. The initiatives include […]

Vets’ Education

The Military Times just released its, “Best Schools for Vets” rankings. Rankings were determined after hundreds of schools were reviewed on issues that vets say are most important to them, including great academics and a strong veteran culture. Read more