News & Career Advice

Center of the Real Opioid Crisis? Afghanistan

Tom McCuin / Dec 11, 2017

Afghanistan still produces as much as 85 percent of the world supply of opium and heroin. And the money from that trade has reinforced the Taliban’s position.

5 Military Hot Spots for 2018, and Why We’re Fighting There

David Brown / Dec 10, 2017

Hot spots around the world will keep the defense and intelligence communities engaged next year. Here are a few places they’ll be working.

Love to Fiddle with Technology? Become a Remote Systems Engineer

Caroline D'Agati / Dec 9, 2017

Problem solvers with IT backgrounds can put their skills to use in any industry as a System Administrator.

SRI International Awarded DARPA World Modelers Program Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Dec 8, 2017

SRI International was awarded a $7.2 million contract to support the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency World Modelers Program.

Commercial Pilot Careers for Veterans

Ron Kness / Dec 8, 2017

Under a new initiative from the Department of Transportation, called Forces to Flyers, forty veterans who want to be pilots can get free flight training under the three-year program.

An Olympic Victory for North Korea

Tom McCuin / Dec 8, 2017

The 2018 games will take place from February 9 to February 25 in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea. The venue is roughly 50 miles south the Demilitarized Zone.

Raytheon Awarded Air and Missile Defense Radar Program Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Dec 7, 2017

Raytheon was awarded an $8.2 million contract modification for technical engineering services and other direct costs in support of Air and Missile Defense Radar program low-Rate initial production.

How to Transition to a Civilian Career

ClearanceJobs / Dec 7, 2017

Here are a few tips on how to take advantage of the skills you’ve honed in the military to market yourself to employers.