military http://kios.org en UNO, STRATCOM partner on leadership program http://kios.org/post/uno-stratcom-partner-leadership-program <p>UNO and STRATCOM are partnering on a new leadership and professional development program. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Katie Schubert 43807 at http://kios.org 72 Medal of Honor recipients recognized in Nebraska http://kios.org/post/72-medal-honor-recipients-recognized-nebraska <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Seventy-two Nebraskans who were awarded the Medal of Honor are getting new recognition at the State Capitol. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:06:43 +0000 Associated Press 38736 at http://kios.org UNO Middle East expert talks about possible U.S. intervention in Syria http://kios.org/post/uno-middle-east-expert-talks-about-possible-us-intervention-syria <p>The U.S. Senate is set to vote next week on a resolution authorizing the limited use of force in Syria. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:50:52 +0000 Katie Schubert 35596 at http://kios.org Sen. Fischer supports President Obama's nominee for Stratcom commander http://kios.org/post/sen-fischer-supports-president-obamas-nominee-stratcom-commander <p>President Obama’s nominee to lead U.S. Strategic Command is one step closer to Senate confirmation. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:37:52 +0000 Katie Schubert 33846 at http://kios.org UNO waiving admission application fee for military and veteran students http://kios.org/post/uno-waiving-admission-application-fee-military-and-veteran-students <p>Active-duty military and veteran students applying to attend UNO will have their application fee waived. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:27:45 +0000 Katie Schubert 32042 at http://kios.org Defense Sec. Hagel visits Offutt Air Force Base http://kios.org/post/defense-sec-hagel-visits-offutt-air-force-base <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signaled that U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt AFB is safe from base closings the Defense Department might consider.</span> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:26:13 +0000 Associated Press 31839 at http://kios.org Sec. Hagel talks cyber threats, Iran, Syria, sequester during Omaha speech http://kios.org/post/sec-hagel-talks-cyber-threats-iran-syria-sequester-during-omaha-speech <p>Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says cyber attacks are a growing threat to U.S. interests. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:46:50 +0000 Katie Schubert 31814 at http://kios.org Sec. Hagel talks cyber threats, Iran, Syria, sequester during Omaha speech Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returns to Nebraska for speeches at UNO, STRATCOM http://kios.org/post/defense-secretary-chuck-hagel-returns-nebraska-speeches-uno-stratcom <p>Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is set to speak at the University of Nebraska at Omaha today and at Offutt Air Force Base tomorrow. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:02:39 +0000 Katie Schubert 31751 at http://kios.org Federal budget cuts force cancellation of Offutt air show http://kios.org/post/federal-budget-cuts-force-cancellation-offutt-air-show <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The annual air show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha has been canceled because of federal budget cuts.</span> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:35:36 +0000 Associated Press 28048 at http://kios.org Stratcom Commander: sequester could hurt mission, operations http://kios.org/post/stratcom-commander-sequester-could-hurt-mission-operations <p>The leader of <a href="http://www.stratcom.mil">U.S. Strategic Command </a>says the Defense Department’s share of the $85 billion in spending cuts could eventually impact operations. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:37:20 +0000 Katie Schubert 27016 at http://kios.org