Study urges better battle bleeding control

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- A U.S. Army study concluded a sizable number of U.S. combat deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq could have been prevented with better bleeding control in the field.

Lockheed to support USAF medical services

ORLANDO, Fla., May 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has added Lockheed Martin to its list of companies for support of its medical services worldwide.

Lockheed to stand up new Army lab

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A new laboratory for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in Maryland will be set up by Lockheed Martin under a $66 million contract.
U.S. settles anthrax lawsuit for $50M

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A Florida woman whose husband died in a 2001 anthrax attack will receive $50 million from the U.S. government, her attorney said.

Research raises questions in anthrax case

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Scientists say chemicals found in anthrax that killed five people and made 17 ill in 2001 raise questions about whether the FBI targeted the right suspect.

Anthrax letters: Was Bruce Ivins hounded to death?

HELSINKI, Finland, April 22 (UPI) -- In the weeks following the airliner attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, the United States was subjected to a biological weapons attack. The investigation into that event has been under question almost since the beginning and certainly since the field of suspects was narrowed.
LAWRENCE SELLIN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Anthrax case could cost U.S. millions

Anthrax case could cost U.S. millions

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A Washington legal expert says the government may have to pay millions of dollars in negligence claims due to the anthrax case against scientist Bruce Ivins.

Hamdan, Ivins get Twilight War justice

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Salim Hamdan was convicted Wednesday by a military commission at Guantanamo Bay; Bruce Ivins committed suicide last week as the FBI closed in on him as its prime suspect in the 2001 anthrax-by-mail attacks in and around Washington, D.C.
FBI: Ivins had access to anthrax dryer

FBI: Ivins had access to anthrax dryer

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Access to a dryer used to produce usable anthrax spores was part of a package of evidence the FBI had built against scientist Bruce Ivins, sources said.
Report: Anthrax evidence 'cirmcumstantial'

Report: Anthrax evidence 'cirmcumstantial'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Most of the evidence amassed against a U.S. scientist suspected of orchestrating the 2001 anthrax letter attacks was largely circumstantial, sources say.

Anthrax survivors's minds eased

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Some victims of the 2001 U.S. anthrax attacks say they have found closure after a scientist linked to the case apparently committed suicide.
Suspect in 2001 anthrax attacks dies

Suspect in 2001 anthrax attacks dies

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A U.S. government scientist and suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks has died in Maryland of an apparent suicide, colleagues said.

U.S. government settles 2001 anthrax case

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- A deal was reached Friday with the U.S. Army doctor who sued the government for casting suspicion on him in the 2001 anthrax attacks, federal officials said.

Homeland security: The week ahead

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- This week the continuing saga of the Democratic primaries means that presidential politics is likely to dominate the news agenda again. But there are some issues and events on the homeland and national security issue list that might make the inside pages.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

DRC to support Army medical training

ANDOVER, Mass., March 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center announced it has contracted Dynamics Research Corp. for human patient simulation training.
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Fort Detrick ( /ˈdiːtrɪk/) is a U.S. Army Medical Command installation located in Frederick, Maryland, USA. Historically, Fort Detrick was the center for the United States' biological weapons program (1943–69).

Today, Fort Detrick's 1,200-acre (490 ha) campus supports a multi-governmental community that conducts biomedical research and development, medical materiel management, global medical communications and the study of foreign plant pathogens. It is home to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), with its bio-defense agency, the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). It also hosts the National Cancer Institute-Frederick (NCI-Frederick) and will be home to the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR)

Fort Detrick is the largest employer in Frederick County, Maryland.

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