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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New Bath Iron Works chief: Despite contract loss, shipyard's in good shape

Bath Iron Works’ new president said last year’s loss of a massive Coast Guard contract was a significant blow but efficiencies and improvements made in pursuit of the bid will better position the shipyard for future Navy work.
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Trump's State nominee raises doubts on Colombia peace pact

President Donald Trump's secretary of state nominee said he would review Colombia's recent peace agreement to determine how much the U.S. should continue to support a historic deal that had been enthusiastically backed by the Obama administration.
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At Veterans Inaugural Ball, focus was on 34 Medal of Honor recipients

There are 76 living recipients of the Medal of Honor, and 34 of them were together in one room together Friday night for the Veterans Inaugural Ball, an event paying tribute not only to newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump but also to those men who earned the nation's highest military award.
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Little is known on status of US student held in North Korea

There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained by North Korea, as a new administration takes over one year later amid deep U.S. concerns about the hostile country's nuclear and missile development.
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'We can come together': War widow walks for unity in Inaugural Parade

Air Force Maj. Philip D. Ambard, 44, embraced America’s freedoms, his widow, Linda Ambard, said Friday before walking in his honor during the Inaugural Parade.
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Putting aside Trump election remarks, TAPS participates in Inaugural Parade

TAPS President Bonnie Carroll during the election expressed concern regarding comments Trump made to Capt. Humayun Khan's parents. Khan, a Muslim, died in 2004 while serving in Baghdad, Iraq.
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