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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Russian ambassador to US concludes assignment

Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak - a high-profile figure in the controversy over Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election- has concluded his assignment in Washington.
1 hour 6 min ago

Airmen deployed from Tucson base back from 6-month operation

Airmen deployed from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in support of an effort in Turkey have returned home to Tucson.
1 hour 26 min ago

How ISIS nearly stumbled on the ingredients for a 'dirty bomb'

On the day the Islamic State overran the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014, it laid claim to one of the greatest weapons bonanzas ever to fall to a terrorist group. But the most fearsome weapon in Mosul on that day was never used by the terrorists. Only now is it becoming clear what happened to it.
4 hours 22 min ago

12 US paratroopers hospitalized after night jump in Romania

The soldiers were participating in Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, which aims to increase coordination between the U.S., Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania.
7 hours 6 min ago

Army grad closing in on majors

Chris Rowley, who will turn 27 in August, is a phone call from becoming the first West Point graduate to play in the major leagues.
8 hours 45 min ago

Army football prospect battles back from torn ACL

One year ago, Andrew Hipp tore his left anterior cruciate ligament while running a route on the last play of Army's camp. Hipp's road back was fueled on returning to West Point and impressing Army's coaches.
8 hours 53 min ago