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Former Army Captain William D. Swenson will be presented the Medal of Honor for his courageous service while deployed to Afghanistan in 2009.
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Army Gen. Keith Alexander, the nation’s top cyber commander, called on industry today to “put the facts on the table” about the National Security Agency following leaks about the agency’s surveillance programs.
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The director of national intelligence announced plans to establish a review group to look at the government’s signals-intelligence collection and surveillance capabilities.
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Photo: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey place a wreath at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 17, 2013. The two defense leaders held the small ceremony to remember the 12 victims of the Navy Yard shooting that took place the day prior. The wreath was placed adjacent to The Lone Sailor statue, which represents "all people who have ever served, are serving now, or are yet to serve in the United States Naval services". DoD photograph by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo (Released)

On Sept. 25, Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter detailed mandated security reviews in the aftermath of the Navy Yard shootings.
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Former U.S. Army Capt. William D. Swenson will be presented the Medal of Honor by President Obama.
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