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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For 1 victim of crash, life was about 'the Cowboys, Texas, the Marines, family and God'

Staff Sgt. Joshua Snowden once belted out every word of Radney Foster's "Angel Flight" while clutching his camo Marine hat over his heart as tears streamed down his face. That was Josh – a Dallas boy who exhaled patriotism with every breath and had country music in his blood.
20 hours 13 min ago

Fort Bragg welcomes new top cop

Fort Bragg's new top cop, Col. Larry Dewey assumed command for the 16th Military Police Battalion on Friday during a traditional, although hot, ceremony at Fort Bragg's Main Post Parade Field.
20 hours 22 min ago

Veterans need new mission, help to decrease suicide risk

When your military mission is over, your life's mission is not. That was a message Friday from a mental health professional who works with active members of the military and is trying to reduce the suicide rate among the military and veterans.
20 hours 41 min ago

Longtime Abilene physician honed skills in Vietnam

Surgeon. Vietnam War veteran. Husband. Those are three titles to start a remembrance of longtime Abilene orthopedic surgeon J. Price Brock Jr., who died Friday morning at age 76.
20 hours 43 min ago

Milestone 12th Armored reunion stirs memories

Looking back on his time in the 12th Armored Division, George Rich, 95 and not showing it a bit, said that since 1994 he has been devoted to yearly reunions of the World War II U.S. Army fighting force.
20 hours 46 min ago

Event treats veterans to crabbing, whale watching in Anacortes

Former Navy intelligence officer Adrianna Moore realized Thursday it had been a long time since she had been on the water. That morning she had departed from Cape Sante Marina for a guided crabbing trip as part of a free three-day event called Operation Orca Dungie.
20 hours 52 min ago