US Ports May Be Open to Cyberthreats

According to a report written by Cmdr. Joseph Kramek, who serves in the Coast Guard Office of Congressional Affairs, US ports are wide open to a cyberattack. Read more »

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Memphis Belle taking shape in restoration with tail gunner

The tail gun turret of a fabled World War II bomber undergoing restoration at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio has been re-attached.
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Dispute at German club leaves worker, gunman dead

A disagreement in a German discotheque turned deadly Sunday after the disco operator's son-in-law left the club, returned with an assault rifle and started shooting, law enforcement officials said.
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Alaska-based THAAD system intercepts target missile over Pacific

A medium-range ballistic missile was intercepted over the Pacific Ocean early Sunday during a test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, the Missile Defense Agency said.
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Gate project at Wright-Patterson receives $9 million contract

The Army Corps of Engineers says Dayton-based Messner Construction Company is scheduled to complete the project in September 2019.
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Navy seeks tool to detect devastating mineral in concrete

The Navy began last year seeking small businesses that could invent a device to quickly detect the substance pyrrhotite (PEER'-eh-tyt) in concrete. Three firms were recently selected.
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After 153 years, Crater still prompts reflection and mourning

With Union and Confederate forces bedded down in a stalemate, former coal miners in the 48th Pennsylvania proposed a daring plan: dig a long tunnel underneath Confederate lines and then detonate explosives to break their ranks.
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