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Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Government health officials meet Congress members

More than 80 local, state, and territorial health officials met Wednesday with Congress members with the goal of advocating for public health funding.  The officials told Congress members that investing in public health agencies is critical to protect and promote health. Federal... Read More »

Air Mobility Command expands Osprey capabilities

Air Force officials maintain training with the Air Mobility Command (AMC) expands the proficiency level of those who work with the CV-22 Osprey aircraft. “We are very familiar with our own Air Force Special Operations Command counterparts and have a habitual relationship of getting fuel from... Read More »

AMO intercepts cocaine smuggling attempt

Air and Marine Operations (AMO) personnel are being credited with intercepting an international cocaine smuggling attempt in which the narcotics were valued at over $76 million. Authorities said officers patrolling the Eastern Pacific ocean aboard a P-3 aircraft detected suspects transporting... Read More »

Nielsen delivers State of Homeland Security address

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen delivered Monday the 2019 State of Homeland Security Address, which included operational challenges, the ever-changing security landscape and the department’s strategic plan. The address also included the department’s major... Read More »

Hearing explores nuclear forces, training and missions

A recent Senate Defense Appropriations Committee hearing explored the importance of updating the nation’s nuclear forces, developing pilot training programs and advancing the Arctic mission. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) reviewed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget with Air Force (USAF) Secretary... Read More »

CBP swears in new port director for Los Angeles airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently swore in Donald R. Kusser as port director for the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In this role, Kusser is responsible for managing all operational and administrative aspects of port security and trade facilitation, including air cargo,... Read More »

Technology helps diminish Marine combat threats

The Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) will have another tool at its disposal allowing the Marine Air-Ground Task Force to identify enemy activity. The effort employs a vehicle-borne device enabling Marines to discern what happens inside the electromagnetic spectrum, connecting several... Read More »