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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Internet scammers impersonate soldiers to prey on lonely hearts

Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend administered an oath of enlistment to a Fort Bragg paratrooper from the back of an airborne C-17 in February last year. But not everyone believed Townsend was at Fort Bragg that day.
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Readout from Secretary James Mattis’ Call with UK State Secretary for Defense Michael Fallon

Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense James
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Readout of Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ Call with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

Pentagon Spokesperson Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout:Secretary Mattis spoke today
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Readout from Secretary James Mattis’ Call with Canada Minister of National Defense Harjit Sajjan

Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense James Mattis
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7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery

Seven people have been buried in the wrong graves at a Rhode Island veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot.
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Contracts For Jan. 23, 2017

CONTRACTSJOINT IMPROVISED-THREAT DEFEAT ORGANIZATIONAmyx Inc.,* Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a
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