News You Can Use: 10/31/16

National Security

Carter to Implement 3 Recommendations from Defense Innovation Board, DoD News

Although it’s never had to deploy, DoD’s CBRN task force is national ‘insurance policy’, Federal News Radio

DHS secretary: Border programs improving but more funding needed, Federal Times

Man accused of stealing top secret material to remain jailed, Associated Press

Warning Orders: Strategic Reasons for Publicizing Military Offenses, War on the Rocks

Strategic Implementation Plan for Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Violent Extremism in the United States, White House

The Islamic State’s coming rural revival, Brookings

Report: Chinese Spies Stole Pentagon Secrets, Washington Free Beacon

National Survey of US Public Transit Agency Experience with and Response to Extreme Weather Events, University of South Florida

The army may have laser-equipped vehicles by 2017, Engadget

4 takeaways for DHS’s 2017 budget, Federal Times


States unprepared for Election Day cyber attack, Politico

Last chance to comment on DHS’s National Cyber Incident Response Plan, Federal Times

Russian Cyber Attacks Highlight Need For Next-Generation GPS, Defense News

Shareholders Sue Companies For Lying About Cyber Security, Forbes

US CIO Makes Final Push To Shore Up Government Cyber Vulnerabilities, Nextgov

6 Threats To Your Identity, From Cyber To The Existential, Forbes

Public Health

Tricare misses the mark on mammogram coverage, Military Times

In Haiti, are 1 million doses of cholera vaccine enough to stop an outbreak?, PBS

Veterans may face higher risk of suicide during first year home, Reuters

Are Altered Mosquitoes a Public Health Project, or a Business?, MIT Technology Review

U.S. Mental Health Chief: Psychiatry Must Get Serious about Mathematics, Scientific American

Zika May Be In The U.S. To Stay, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

France Has Failed Children In Calais, Human Rights Watch

After 24 Years, I Am Leaving the Disaster Venezuela Has Become, Foreign Policy

Recorded ‘Honor’ Killings on the Rise in Jordan, Human Rights Watch

Amnesty International USA to Monitor to North Dakota Pipeline Protests, Amnesty International

Russia loses UN Human Rights Council place, Saudi Arabia re-elected, RT

Government & Military Personnel

What’s Next in Government: 2017 & Beyond, Government Executive

Tricks and Treats in Retirement, Government Executive

Lessons From the Pentagon’s Shameful Bonus Clawback, Bloomberg

Every Day, 24K Federal Retirees Reach a Busy Signal on OPM’s Toll-Free Line, Government Executive

How digital readiness affects job retraining for labor market growth, Brookings

Obama Exceeds Hiring Goal For Disabled Federal Employees, Government Executive

Veterans museum under construction in Columbus, Ohio, Stars and Stripes

Combat vet sues American Airlines for rejecting her service dog, Army Times

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