Military working dogs face just as much danger downrange as their human handlers.
Senators said they are hopeful the OA-X procurement strategy may improve how future weapons systems are acquired.
Army officials, analysts and authors met to try to improve the military's poor track record of predicting future conflict.
After an initial application screening, candidates may be invited to Fort Gordon, Georgia, for an in-person interview.
The Missile Defense Agency is looking at THAAD placement sites on the West Coast to guard against the North Korean threat.