Read More....... Aircraft Compatibility Testing Begins Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford
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Aircraft Compatibility Testing Begins Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford

The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed its homeport of Norfolk, Jan. 16 to begin Aircraft Compatibility Testing (ACT) off the East Coast as the first aircraft,…

Read More....... Surface Navy Leaders Focus on Readiness, Need to Build Future Fleet
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Surface Navy Leaders Focus on Readiness, Need to Build Future Fleet

Improving readiness, maintaining the fleet and building the surface fleet of the future were topics Navy leaders and others discussed at the Surface Navy Association’s National Symposium Jan. 16.

Read More....... Acting SECNAV’s Visit Reaffirms Strong Partnership with Singapore
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Acting SECNAV’s Visit Reaffirms Strong Partnership with Singapore

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly made his inaugural visit to Singapore Jan. 14—15 to reaffirm the U.S. Navy’s strong partnership and ties with the Republic of Singapore…

Read More....... U.S. – PRC Defense Policy Coordination Talks
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U.S. – PRC Defense Policy Coordination Talks

United States’ and People’s Republic of China (PRC) defense officials met in Beijing on January 14, 2020, for the 15th U.S.-China Defense Policy Coordination Talks. 

Read More....... DISA Defending, Improving DOD Network, Director Says
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DISA Defending, Improving DOD Network, Director Says

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s mission is to provide, operate and defend global command and control and information-sharing capabilities for the entire Defense Department, national-level leaders and coalition partners, the…

Read More....... King Legacy: ‘Fierce Urgency of Now’ Exists Today
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King Legacy: ‘Fierce Urgency of Now’ Exists Today

Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist said that a half-century later, King’s words continue to ring true.

Read More....... Recruiting Challenges for Chaplains Mirror Other Military Jobs
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Recruiting Challenges for Chaplains Mirror Other Military Jobs

With more than 2,800 chaplains across the U.S. military, representing dozens of faith groups, maintaining adequate manning is a challenge.

Read More....... DOD Updates Vetting Procedures for Foreign Students
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DOD Updates Vetting Procedures for Foreign Students

The Defense Department will announce updates to the vetting process for foreign military students “in the coming days,” the assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs said today.

Read More....... Face of Defense: To the Moon … And Beyond!
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Face of Defense: To the Moon … And Beyond!

Marine Corps Maj. Jasmin Moghbeli isn’t the first female active-duty Marine officer to pass the NASA astronaut training program, but her recent graduation means she’s on the short list to…

Read More....... Armed New Haven Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty
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Armed New Haven Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that SHANNON WICKER, also known as “Bishop,” 34, of New Haven, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District…

Read More....... Contractor Charged with Lying to OSHA Investigators
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Contractor Charged with Lying to OSHA Investigators

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Michael C. Mikulka, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General, today announced that…

Read More....... U.S. GAO – About GAO
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U.S. GAO – About GAO

Press statement regarding GAO Decision B-331564, Office of Management and Budget–Withholding of Ukraine Security Assistance The following is a statement from Thomas H. Armstrong, Esq., General Counsel, U.S. Government Accountability…

Read More....... FTC Acts to Shut Down ‘Success by Health’ Instant Coffee Pyramid Scheme
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FTC Acts to Shut Down ‘Success by Health’ Instant Coffee Pyramid Scheme

Complaint alleges empty promises of wealth lead to millions in losses for participants A federal court granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request to temporarily shut down an alleged pyramid scheme…

Read More....... Man with Long Criminal History Pleads Guilty to Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft Offenses
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Man with Long Criminal History Pleads Guilty to Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft Offenses

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that STEVEN A. FINKLER, 55, of New Haven, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Stefan R….

Read More....... DHS Issues Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking, the Importation of Goods Produced with Forced Labor, and Child Sexual Exploitation
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DHS Issues Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking, the Importation of Goods Produced with Forced Labor, and Child Sexual Exploitation

WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is publishing its first Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking, the Importation of Goods Produced with Forced Labor, and Child Sexual Exploitation….

Read More....... Update to Form I-129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition; New Edition Dated 11/08/19.
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Update to Form I-129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition; New Edition Dated 11/08/19.

Update to Form I-129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition; New Edition Dated 11/08/19.

Read More....... Leaders Urge Navy, Marine Corps Integration, Innovation in Day Two of SNA Symposium
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Leaders Urge Navy, Marine Corps Integration, Innovation in Day Two of SNA Symposium

Leaders from across the Navy, business and academia continued to discuss the future of naval surface warfare at the 32nd Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in Arlington, Virginia, Jan. 15.

Read More....... NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal 2019 Second Warmest Year on Record – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
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NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal 2019 Second Warmest Year on Record – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

According to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth’s average global surface temperature in 2019 was the second warmest since modern record-keeping began in…

Read More....... SPD Narcotics Detectives Arrest Prolific Heroin Trafficker
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SPD Narcotics Detectives Arrest Prolific Heroin Trafficker

SPD Narcotics detectives have arrested a prolific drug dealer, suspected of trafficking heroin along the Aurora corridor. On Monday, January 13th, Narcotics detectives and the West Precinct Anti-Crime Team served…

Read More....... Nursing Home Operator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement and Tax Offenses
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Nursing Home Operator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement and Tax Offenses

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that CHAIM STERN, 71, of Flushing, New York, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today…

Read More....... New Britain Man Sentenced to 97 Months in Prison for Trafficking Cocaine from Puerto Rico to Connecticut
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New Britain Man Sentenced to 97 Months in Prison for Trafficking Cocaine from Puerto Rico to Connecticut

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ERICK SUAREZ, 31, of New Britain, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in…