Louisiana Tech University: Special Collections and Archives acquires Bernard J. Stinnett Collection

Louisiana Tech University: Special Collections and Archives acquires Bernard J. Stinnett Collection. “The Special Collections and Archives at Louisiana Tech University has acquired a collection of letters, memorabilia, artwork, and photographs of former Camp Ruston U.S. Army clerk Bernard J. Stinnett, courtesy of his daughter Hester Stinnett. Louisiana’s Camp Ruston was one of the largest prisoner-of-war (POW) camps established by the U.S. during World War II, located on the western outskirts of the town of Grambling.”

US Naval Institute: Ukraine Lessons for Naval Intelligence’s Next War

US Naval Institute: Ukraine Lessons for Naval Intelligence’s Next War. “The lessons learned in this conflict will directly affect how the U.S. military understands its Russian competitor, which will drive planning assumptions and force employment. For U.S. naval intelligence, identifying the lessons is an easy first step, but applying them and creating a cultural shift to adapt to future conflicts requires deliberate action and intention.”

Defense Daily: Army Officials Detail Information, Cyber, Space Importance In Ukraine War, Counter-Drone Help

Defense Daily: Army Officials Detail Information, Cyber, Space Importance In Ukraine War, Counter-Drone Help . “Army officials on Tuesday told reporters they have seen more interest from allies and partner countries to learn techniques to resist occupation and use information warfare if invaded in the wake of Ukraine’s resistance to its invasion by Russia.”

Homeland Security Today: IARPA and U.S. Army Launch Research to Engineer Next Generation of Computers

Homeland Security Today: IARPA and U.S. Army Launch Research to Engineer Next Generation of Computers. “The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) — the research and development arm of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence — and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory announced the launch of a program to engineer innovative, new computer architecture designs that will help the Intelligence Community (IC) execute its increasingly critical data analysis missions.”

Revealed: US Military Bought Mass Monitoring Tool That Includes Internet Browsing, Email Data (Motherboard)

Motherboard: Revealed: US Military Bought Mass Monitoring Tool That Includes Internet Browsing, Email Data. “Multiple branches of the U.S. military have bought access to a powerful internet monitoring tool that claims to cover over 90 percent of the world’s internet traffic, and which in some cases provides access to people’s email data, browsing history, and other information such as their sensitive internet cookies, according to contracting data and other documents reviewed by Motherboard.”

ProPublica: The Navy Is Withholding Court Records in a High-Profile Ship Fire Case

ProPublica: The Navy Is Withholding Court Records in a High-Profile Ship Fire Case. “Despite a 2016 law requiring more transparency of court-martials, the U.S. Navy is refusing to release nearly all court documents in a high-profile case in which a sailor faces life in prison. Seaman Recruit Ryan Mays, 21, has been charged with aggravated arson and hazarding a vessel in the 2020 fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard. Mays has maintained his innocence.”

Marine Corps Times: Military, veterans learn to fight disinformation campaigns

Marine Corps Times: Military, veterans learn to fight disinformation campaigns. “While much of the conversation about social media and the military recently has focused on the specific concern around extremist radicalization, more garden-variety disinformation is also a growing issue. Disinformation can undermine critical thinking, sow confusion and suspicion, and threaten unit cohesion and force readiness. But the scope and unusual nature of the problem means it is difficult to protect troops.”

Gizmodo: New Pentagon Budget Could Force the Military to Disclose When it Buys Americans’ Location Data

Gizmodo: New Pentagon Budget Could Force the Military to Disclose When it Buys Americans’ Location Data. “The House of Representatives approved changes to next year’s military budget requiring the Department of Defense to start disclosing any purchases of smartphone or web browsing data for which a warrant would ordinarily be required last month.”

Digital Library of Georgia: Materials documenting the Georgia-based Eighth Air Force, who fought the air war on behalf of the United States against Nazi Germany in World War II, Are Now Available Online.

Digital Library of Georgia: Materials documenting the Georgia-based Eighth Air Force, who fought the air war on behalf of the United States against Nazi Germany in World War II, Are Now Available Online.. “The Eighth Air Force, an American bombing campaign against Nazi Germany, was World War II’s most extended military campaign. It was the only battle fought inside the German homeland until Allied soldiers crossed into Germany in the final months of the war. Activated in 1942 in Savannah, Georgia, the Eighth Air Force moved to England to support the Allied air war against Nazi Germany.”

Slate: An Anti-Vax Judge Is Preventing the Navy From Deploying a Warship

Slate: An Anti-Vax Judge Is Preventing the Navy From Deploying a Warship. “At this moment, the United States Navy is preparing to deploy a 10,000-ton warship carrying 320 officers and sailors, along with missiles, torpedoes, and a mounted artillery gun…. But the Navy cannot currently deploy this warship, because it has lost trust in its commanding officer, an anti-vaxxer who has repeatedly disobeyed lawful orders, misled superiors, and allegedly exposed dozens of his crew to COVID-19 due to a refusal to get tested.”