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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

Pentagon conducts 1st test of previously banned missile

The U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month, the Pentagon said.

Navy Wrestles With Cyber Policy As China and Iran Hack Away

The Navy doesn’t have a good handle on how it is spending money to protect its networks against cyber attacks, a top leader says. In the wake of a stinging self-assessment of own cyber vulnerabilities released this spring, they’re rushing ahead to bring in a new management team to spearhead change.

Analysis: North Korean missile tests, saber-rattling test US-South Korean alliance

North Korea stepped up its criticism of U.S.-South Korean military exercises on Sunday, warning the drills will have "disastrous consequences" despite allied efforts to scale them back.

Chinese missile arsenal could embolden Beijing to seize Senkakus and force U.S. from region, report claims

China's growing military power in Asia could have "dire consequences" for the U.S.-led regional order, according to a new report that says its powerful missile arsenal could embolden Beijing in the "near-term" to seize the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands and other territories in the Ryukyu chain.

Soldier who took armored vehicle for joyride is found not guilty by reason of insanity

The Virginia National Guard soldier who stole an armored vehicle last June and led police on a more than 60-mile chase throughout the state was found not guilty Monday on any charges by reason of insanity, according to the commonwealth's attorney in Nottoway County.

Trump Administration Moves To Reauthorize NSA’s Controversial Spying Program

Concerns over civil liberties have been reignited after the Trump administration applied to reauthorize a National Security Agency (NSA) spying program that had gathered millions of U.S. citizens’ call records.