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United States Department of Defense

September 2, 2015
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine
 Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony today in Ames, Iowa to announce that SSN 797, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Iowa. The submarine will be named to honor the history its namesake state has with the Navy.  Iowa is home to former Naval Air Station (NAS) Ottumwa, one of a few air training
August 28, 2015
DoD Announces Award of New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley
As part of the Department of Defense effort to partner with the private sector and academia to ensure the United States continues to lead in the new frontiers of manufacturing, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will announce today that the Obama administration will award a Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics to a

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

September 1, 2015
VA, Communities, Helping Homeless Veterans

What is a CRRC? It's a lifeline for thousands of homeless Veterans and their families. VA and local communities are partners in the effort, working together to provide needed services. Read the full story

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August 25, 2015
I Served in the Active Military. Yes, I'm One!

Know this: If you are a woman who served in the active military service, you are a Veteran. People may think your military experience was less challenging than that of male Veterans. They're wrong. Read the full story

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