Mike Madsen

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The Defense Innovation Unit says its positively sailing into its 8th year in business

The small but potent Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) has reached its stride, as it enters its eighth year in business. The DIU uses a technique known as…

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Quick pivot during the pandemic highlighted DIU’s ability to solve DoD problems

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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Army soldiers hone their long-distance marksmanship skills as they train at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The soldiers are members of the Army's new Security Force Assistance Brigade. The Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of it's new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

DIU showed significant strides in 2019 after further entrenching itself in DoD

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