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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Chafing over Kelly’s style as he tames White House

Chief of Staff John Kelly's no-task-too-small leadership style — dating to his training in the Marine Corps, where he rose to a four-star general — implements a sense of order and discipline in a White House known for lacking both. But it also has prompted grumbling about micromanaging within the West Wing.
11 hours 18 min ago

In defiance to US, Iran unveils latest missile during parade

Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country's president vowed that Tehran would press ahead with its missile program in defiance of U.S. demands to the contrary.
11 hours 50 min ago

Family and friends searching for missing Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek employee

Ashanti Billie, the daughter of two active duty soldiers, was last seen entering Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek to begin work at Blimpie sub shop on base on September 18. Her phone was found in a dumpster later that day.
14 hours 33 min ago

California veteran deaths won't go uncounted now, thanks to bill by 2 legislators

A new law requiring California to track veteran suicides was applauded Friday by the two Fresno legislators who authored the bill, the brother of a fallen Marine and a Visalia assemblyman and veteran who had a personal reason to support it.
14 hours 45 min ago

New Mexico event honors Vietnam-era veterans from Navajo Nation

Dozens of veterans from the Navajo Nation were commended for their service during the Vietnam era in a ceremony and lapel pin presentation as part of efforts by the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.
14 hours 47 min ago

Naval Base San Diego military police officer accused of raping teen

Isaiah Jackson, a 21-year-old military police officer, is accused of raping a girl he met through a cellphone app intended for teens.
14 hours 55 min ago