Author Archives: Carla Voorhees

About Carla Voorhees

Carla Voorhees has always been interested in science, from the time she grew string beans under varying conditions for the science fair (3rd grade) to the time she took every math and science class she could during high school. As her path during college and beyond took her somewhat away from the hard sciences, she is thrilled to be a part of the Armed With Science team. Carla holds a B.S. in Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2007), and an M.B.A. in Design Strategy from the California College of the Arts (2010). She works as a Web Strategist at DOD Public Web.

By Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 – President Barack Obama traveled to Buckley Air Force Base near Denver today to praise the military for “doing its part” – not just in the nation’s defense, but …
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by 1st Lt. Anthony M. Formica, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs   PANJWA’I DISTRICT, Afghanistan – On the evening of Nov. 12, Sgt. Adam Lundy found himself in the ROLE 3 hospital at Kandahar Airfield. …
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Routinely flown at altitudes over 70,000 feet, the U-2 pilot must wear a full pressure suit similar to those worn by astronauts. The low-altitude handling characteristics of the aircraft and bicycle-type landing gear require precise control inputs during landing; forward …
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By Sgt. Amburr Reese, First Army Division East FORT GORDON, Ga. (Jan. 10, 2012) — With blood loss being the leading cause of preventable death on the battlefield, First Army Division East is incorporating more realistic, up-to-date training to prepare …
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by Tech. Sgt. Chris Powell, Defense Media Activity Senior defense officials from six countries announced a multilateral partnership in wideband global satellite (WGS) communication, which is valued at more than $10 billion, Jan. 17 here. The officials from Canada, Denmark, …
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Recently I had the opportunity to interview the Deputy Director for Policy at the Armed Services Blood Program, Lieutenant Commander Aaron J. Harding, MSC, U.S. Navy, about the organization and the challenges of collecting blood for the services. Q. Can …
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Dr. Kelly Blasko is a Research Psychologist and Subject Matter Expert for the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2), and the project lead for Military children that experience a deployment of a parent often experience the same amount …
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By Maj. Zack Solomon, U.S. Army Public Health Command ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 3, 2011) — In 1974, Bill Bowerman, a co-founder of Nike, created one of the first modern-day running shoes, the “Waffle Trainer,” in an effort to …
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