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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Terror risk from small domestic drones has US officials worried

The successful use of small drones as weapons by terrorists in Middle Eastern war zones is raising concerns among U.S. security agencies that homegrown extremists will utilize them for attacks here.
25 min 38 sec ago

Trump signs bill to honor Vietnam veterans every March 29

March 29 is now National Vietnam War Veterans Day, thanks to a bill sponsored by Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey and signed into law this week by President Trump.
26 min 55 sec ago

Navy to Christen Guided-Missile Destroyer Thomas Hudner

 The Navy will christen the newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116),
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Chaplain group: Army’s diversity directive an ‘assault’ on religious beliefs

A military religious freedom group blasted an Army directive mandating diversity training, saying it targets biblical beliefs about sexual orientation, the group said Tuesday.
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Afghan generals face charges in crackdown on military corruption

Facing international criticism for military corruption and domestic anger over a deadly insurgent attack on a military hospital here, Afghan defense officials this week announced that 1,394 army personnel, including several generals, have been fired in connection with corruption charges in the past year.
1 hour 6 min ago

Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

President Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the region.
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