Department of Defense

Roll up your sleeves, save lives at military blood drive

Posted by on November 2, 2017

The Armed Services Blood Program will host a blood drive 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Room 301 Harris Hall. It is open to everyone age 17 and older, both military and civilian. Blood collected at this drive will go directly to medical facilities in Afghanistan and other overseas contingency areas, as well as military hospitals throughout the Department of Defense. The Armed Services Blood Program is the official blood collection agency for the Department of Defense. The Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center is one of 22 facilities around the world that collects blood for the ASBP.

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Military program matches grad student with research mentors

Posted by on June 6, 2017

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Ph.D. student Barbara Rutter discovered that she would like to work for the Department of Justice on counter-domestic terrorism research after she graduates, thanks to an educational program offered by the U.S. Army. Rutter, a graduate student in explosives engineering and a veteran of the U.S. Marines who served a tour in Afghanistan, was selected for the Army Educational Outreach Program’s (AEOP) College Qualified Leaders (CQL) program. She was featured in the AEOP Alumni Spotlight newsletter in March.

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