Maryland Train Derailment Cuts Internet Service to Gitmo Commission Hearings
That’s not a typo, see Miami Herald coverage here. Three questions come to mind, (1) how in the world does that work, internet service in Gitmo provided via fiber optic line in Ellicott City, MD, (2) how did DoD become dependent on this single fiber optic line to connect Gitmo to the internet, and (3) why is DoD telling the world this? I can tell you that once this is fixed I won’t be driving under that bridge as often. Can you say terrorism target?
Beard-gate Delay Continues at Fort Hood
See AP (via WaPo here) coverage of Beard-gate at the court-martial of MAJ Nidal Hasan. Deadline for response to the CAAF order is today.
Unreviewable Civilian Dismissals
Interesting civil case out of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that essentially says the dismissal of a non-critical sensitive employees is unreviewable. See Berry v. Conyers, No. 2011-3207 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 17, 2012), here.