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What is Military Procurement?

Military procurement is the management of a nation's investments in technologies, programs, and product support necessary to achieve its National Security Strategy and support its Armed Forces. The goal is to rapidly acquire quality products that fulfill user needs with improvements to mission capability at an equitable price.  The US Defense Acquisition University (DAU) defines procurement as the act of buying goods and services for the government. DAU defines acquisition as the conceptualization ... More

Study: Too few LE patrol vehicles have AEDs

By Military1 Staff ORLANDO — Authors of a University of Pennsylvania study said that police aren't equipping enough patrol cars with life-saving automated external defibrillators. The study found that although most state police train officers to use AEDs and perform CPR — 78 percent and 98 percent of the agencies surveyed — only a third actually equip their vehicles with AEDS, according to a press release, and "those that do provide AEDs only equip a minority of their fleet." The ... More

Tips for EMS practitioners deploying for combat

By NAEMT As an EMS professional serving in the military, your patriotism and valor are evident. Deployment can add more responsibilities to your already busy schedule and a multitude of tasks must be completed before deployment, during your tour, and when you come home. To help you through these processes, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) is offering some tips. We hope you find these tips useful and assist you in your preparation for deployment, while deployed and upon your safe ... More

Medical Officer awarded Latina Distinguished Service Award

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kayla Jo Finley Navy News  NORFOLK, Va. — The deputy surgeon medical officer from Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (SURFLANT) received the 2012 Latina Style Distinguished Service Award, Sept. 6 at the Latina Style Magazine 9th Annual National Symposium in Washington, D.C. The award is for personnel, who, through their service have enhanced the role of Latinas in their organization. One active duty service member from each branch and Department of Defe ... More