News You Can Use: 10/12/16

National Security

What Keeps This FEMA Regional Administrator Up at Night?, Route Fifty

The World the Combatant Command was Designed for is Gone, War on the Rocks

Post-Hurricane Matthew cleanup begins for US military bases, surrounding communities, Stars and Stripes

Russia Hack of U.S. Politics Bigger Than Disclosed, Includes GOP, NBC News

U.S.: Mosul talk helps civilians, encourages defectors, Military Times

Washington Should Stop Militarizing the Pacific, The New York Times

Number of suicide attacks claimed by the Islamic State dipped in September, The Long War Journal

Hillary Clinton Unveils Plan to Stop Spread of ISIS, NBC News


G7 sets common cyber-security guidelines for financial sector, Reuters

What would a CYBERCOM-NSA split mean?, C4ISR Net

What would an independent Cyber Command look like?, C4ISR Net

Nyotron brings cloud-based cyber defence service to military, government, IHS

Public Health

And the fattest U.S. military service is …, Military Times

The Next Zika, Scientific American

A General’s New Mission: Leading a Charge Against PTSD, The New York Times

Public Health Labs Hope Federal Funds Will Speed Zika Test Results, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Women, Children and Razor Wire: Inside a Compound for Boko Haram Families, The New York Times

Advocates: U.S. ready to try private refugee program again, Washington Examiner

Iwo Jima racing to Haiti loaded with sailors, Marines and relief supplies, Navy Times

More than 6,000 National Guard troops mobilize for Hurricane Matthew response, Military Times

Government & Military Personnel

3 Lessons to be a Bold Government Leader, Nextgov

Military-connected charities are popular during CFC but still see decline in contributions, Military Times

Feds Still Lack Faith That Poor Performers Are Punished, Government Executive

Post-9/11 veteran unemployment down again in September, Military Times

Top franchises for veterans — new 2017 rankings, Military Times

Contractors Group Files Suit Against ‘Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces’, Government Executive


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