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 By Kerry Givens

Since the end of the Cold War, the Russian and Chinese defense industries  have lagged  far behind in  the  race  for the  acquisitions  of advanced technology in the global markets.  With the acquisition of sophisticated 5th generation  radar defense systems, coupled with hypersonic surface to air missile technology  and 5th generation fighter aircraft technology the Russian Federation and Chinese Defense Ministries have  propelled  its  global reach.

By Stephen Schwalbe, PhD
Special to InMilitaryEducation

At American Military University (AMU), political science students and instructors tackle the current issues impacting our nation. For example, students in our Legislatures POLS620 course are exploring Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) policies. Naturally, this topic sparks strong debate—AMU’s student body largely consists of military and public service professionals.

By Timothy Hardiman
Special to InMilitaryEducation

Like most other organizations, police agencies are exploring the various uses, opportunities and dangers associated with social media. One aspect of social media that is of interest to law enforcement is using it as a tool while conducting investigations or developing intelligence. Criminals will post a surprising amount of useful and even incriminating information online.

When I joined the fire service at the age of 21, I had two goals. My first goal was to provide at least 30 years of quality service. My second goal was to pursue training and education opportunities and seek to rise in the ranks within the department.