It's not clear whether this specific experiment came under the umbrella of Hancock's DoD funding.
It's very clear if you actually look.
The details of the DoD funded project in question can be viewed here. No new material has been published for two years, and the funding period ended last year. Hancock's contribution was a single paper published five years ago and that can be read here.
Can't believe I'm defending Facebook, but SCG News isn't considered reputable by anyone except Putin. Posts like this are manipulative, Cory, whether you intend it or not. I still love you, but I wish you wouldn't stoop to their level. What's that old quote? "He who fights with morally bankrupt internet emperors might take care lest he thereby become a bit of a wanker." Something like that, anyway.