Seeking Public’s Help Locating Fugitive
Exercises Will Aim to Stabilize Korean Tensions
Upcoming training exercises for the U.S. and South Korean militaries following North Korea's sinking of a South Korean navy ship are designed to help in controlling and stabilizing the situation, not to escalate tensions, the top U.S. military officer said yesterday during a visit to Colorado Springs, Colo. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters at Peterson Air Force Base that the exercises are part of "strong measures" to address North Korea's sinking of the frigate Cheonan on March 26. The attack left 46 South Korean sailors dead.
Old Guard Soldiers Put 'Flags In' at Arlington Cemetery
More than 1,500 servicemembers from the "Old Guard" and other ceremonial units gathered at Arlington National Cemetery today for a sacred ritual marking the start of the Memorial Day weekend observance.
Mullen Presses for Cyber Leadership at All Levels
Cyberspace "will change how we fight" in the next 20 years, the nation's top military officer said here yesterday as he challenged leaders at all levels to understand the threats and help to posture the military to deal with them.
Obama: Guardsmen Can Aid Intelligence, Interdiction at Border
An agreement to send hundreds of additional National Guardsmen to the southwestern U.S. border is one part of a comprehensive approach needed for immigration reform, President Barack Obama said today.
Opposing Force Puts Deploying Troops to Test
For the soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team, Army Spc. Kevin Pemberton is the bane of their existence.He's the face of the insurgency they will face when they deploy to Afghanistan this summer – an ever-adapting enemy that seemingly will stop at nothing to kill coalition and Afghan troops, instill fear in the population and, ultimately, derail Afghan progress.
Smugglers Abandon Almost One Ton of Drugs After Roll Over
U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station seized 128 bundles of marijuana this afternoon from a rolled-over vehicle.
Guardsman Creates With Metal
Just as some look at a blank canvas and imagine art, Army Sgt. Theodore Sweet looks at a piece of metal and sees innovations. With the creativity of a sculptor and the weathered hands of a metal worker, he uses his workshop as his studio and scrap metal as his canvas to create everything from brackets to bed frames.
The Only Thing that Matters is Duty
The Global Fight Against Child Exploitation
Key partners in the global battle against child exploitation gathered today at a meeting hosted by the Department of Justice. Representatives from the United Kingdom, Australia met with officials from the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, as well as representatives from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. An official from Canada participated in the meeting by phone.