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Press Releases: Antigua and Barbuda’s Independence Day

I congratulate the people of Antigua and Barbuda on your Independence Day on November 1. For 33 years since your independence, the United States has been a close partner to Antigua and Barbuda. Through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, we work together on maritime capacity building, military training and exercises, and counternarcotics operations. The United […]

NASA Program Enhances Climate Resilience at Agency Facilities

[image-50] A new study in the latest issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society provides an in-depth look at how NASA facilities have been affected by climate extremes and climate change in recent years and how the agency is preparing for the future. Using a blend of weather data, global and regional climate […]

Presidential Proclamation — Military Family Month, 2014

MILITARY FAMILY MONTH, 2014 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION For more than two centuries, members of our Armed Forces have defended our country with unyielding courage.  In our Nation's times of need, these brave patriots step forward to answer America's call, leaving […]

Presidential Proclamation — Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, 2014

CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY AND RESILIENCE MONTH, 2014 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Essential to our national security and economic growth, America's critical infrastructure — from our power plants and pipelines to our hospitals and highways — supports the physical and virtual systems […]

Presidential Proclamation — National Diabetes Month, 2014

NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH, 2014   – – – – – – –   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Today, nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes.  This devastating disease affects men and women of all backgrounds and ages, and can cause serious health complications, including blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, […]

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Unknown WWII Service Member Receives France’s Highest Award

By Claudette RouloAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 – The sacrifice made nearly 70 years ago by the unknown U.S. service member from World War II “helped change the tide of human history and deepen the bonds between [France and the United States],” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said during a ceremony today at […]

Fox Discusses Posture, Threats in Asia-Pacific Region

By Amaani LyleAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 – Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox warned today against assuming a permissive environment for U.S. naval air and sea assets, saying threats continue to grow from rival military powers as well as from the proliferation of more advanced anti-ship munitions around the […]

Intelligence Leaders Detail Global Threats to Senate Panel

By Cheryl PellerinAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 – Global threats most critical to U.S. national security include Syria’s civil war and its spillover, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction and deep cuts to America’s defense budget, two top intelligence leaders told a Senate panel here this morning. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper […]

DOD Official: U.S. Will Not Allow Iran to Acquire Nuclear Weapon

By Nick SimeoneAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 – Amid ongoing skepticism among lawmakers about Iran’s nuclear intentions, a senior Defense Department official told Congress today the United States will not allow Tehran to build a nuclear weapon, and that if Iran decided to use nuclear talks as a cover for developing one, […]

DOD to Mandate Documentation for Lost, Stolen CAC Cards

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 – Later this year, the Defense Department will begin fully enforcing a previously optional policy regarding the reissuance of lost or stolen common access cards, a defense official said here today. Sam Yousef, a program manager for identity and […]

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