Besides coming up with techniques and technologies to get rid of bombs, the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization also shares that information with U.S. and allied warfighters through an online training portal.

THE CAPITOL [updated 9:40 pm with details from Senate press release]: The Senate Armed Services Committee unanimously passed its mark-up of the annual defense spending bill, rejecting all proposed cuts to the Air National Guard, cutting the Defense Department’s civilian and contractor workforce by 5 percent over five years, and restricting aid to Pakistan.

The bill is silent on detention of terrorist suspects. Keep reading →