Author Archives: Julie Weckerlein

About Julie Weckerlein

Julie Weckerlein is no stranger to the blogosphere. As a personal and professional blogger for the past 10 years, she further contributes to the internet as a web content manager for the Department of Defense. She's also an Air Force Reserve public affairs non-commissioned officer after a nine-year active duty career with assignments in Germany, Italy and the Pentagon, and a deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan as a combat correspondent for the Air Force News Service. Her affinity for science media started with her first magazine subscription to Ranger Rick at age 9 and she's never lost her excitement for the cool things happening in the world of science.

At the 2011 LandWarNet Conference, August 22 – 25 in Tampa, Fla., cyber experts, Giorgio Bertoli and Stephen Lucas, from the Research, Development and Engineering Command’s communications-electronics center will be presenting, “Future Cyber Initiative,” Aug. 24 at 2:30 p.m. as …
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By Geoff Fein, Office of Naval Research While an Aug. 3 government study shows women still lag behind men in high-tech educations and careers, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) has been working to narrow that gap within the Department of the …
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                    By Bradley Peters, NREIPIntern at SPAWARSystems Center Pacific Mission readiness throughout the military depends on the global reach of the Navy, which ensures the safety of our country and allies. Despite …
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By Dr. Greg Reger Shortly after returning from deployment to Afghanistan, Sgt. Jackson finds himself at a local mall, struggling with his emotions. Images from a suicide bombing he witnessed fill his mind as he walks. Stopping at a restaurant, …
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  Imagine being a psychologist sitting across from your patient. Now imagine that patient is actually hundreds of miles away. The first-ever live Introduction to Telemental Health Delivery Workshop at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology’s, or T2, headquarters …
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Dr. James Bender is a former Army psychologist who deployed to Iraq as the brigade psychologist for the 1st Cavalry Division’s 4th Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Hood, Texas. During his deployment, he traveled through Southern Iraq, from Basra …
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The U.S. Air Force Academy recently hosted a boot camp for math and science teachers. This boot camp didn’t involve push-ups, though. Instead, it focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The goal is to provide training and …
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    Troops out in the field, wearing heavy battle rattle and carrying their weapons, will soon have lighter mortar systems in their arsenal. Mortar crews have started receiving new lightweight 60mm mortar systems that are approximately 20 percent lighter …
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