Posts Tagged: Fort

Army to Expand ‘Net Zero’ Energy Program Across Entire Branch

A new U.S. Army report outlines efforts for sustainable energy practices as part of a pilot program aimed to achieve net zero energy, water and waste at military installations. The 2012 Net Zero Pilot Installation Initiative Progress Report overviews renewable energy projects such as a 10-kilowatt wind turbine system at West Point and a photovoltaic… Read more »

High tech police gadgets to fight crime

Would you have a problem with a police van being parked in your neighborhood? This same armored vehicle has large red letters painted on the side that state, “Warning: You are under video surveillance.” The front bumper taunts, “Whatcha gonna do when we come for you?” This is the “The Peacemaker,” the Fort Lauderdale Police… Read more »

At Fort Hood: Social media, community lauded for help in locating missing girl

So glad this story has gotten more attention. Excerpted from the article on the Army website: A massive outpouring of support from Fort Hood, surrounding communities and social media helped a potential nightmare for one Fort Hood family end happily last week….. {ELLIPSE} “Facebook provided great information,” Fort Hood Garrison Commander Col. Mark Freitag said…. Read more »

Event: Real-Life Government in Virtual Worlds

Dr. Paulette Robinson, leader of the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds, will describe how VWs are now being used in government — and discuss the benefits and challenges faced by users, developers and decision makers in applying this new medium. She will also describe a new vGov (Virtual Government) project that will provide a secure… Read more »

Blood Donations for Ft. Hood: Can You Help?

Blood Donations Needed Update – Friday , 11/6/09, 23:30 EST Blood donations for U.S. Army personnel wounded in the Ft. Hood shooting incident are being accepted at Scott & White Healthcare’s Blood Center in Temple, TX on Saturday, 11/7 from from 9:00 AM – noon local time and again on Monday, 11/9 starting at 8:00… Read more »