FedWire: Automated VA burial payments, DARPA’s memory-restoration project and the Army gets bullish on 3D printing


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Automated burial payments for deceased veterans’ survivors.

DARPA developing program to help veterans restore memory.


How 3D printing could change the Army.

Obama visits tech incubator in D.C.

HHS announces health care innovation awards.

FTC targets Amazon for children’s app  purchases.

VA partners with TechShop to give vets free makerspace membership.

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