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26,000 National Guard troops came to DC and protected the inauguration without...
by Howard Altman
After more than 26,000 troops poured into the city to help protect Wednesday’s inauguration events, Guard officials are working to pull troops out and bring them home.
Biden keeps Trump appointee as acting nuclear weapons chief
by Aaron Mehta
Verdon will become one of the few Trump national security appointees kept on in an acting capacity.
Limbaugh falsely says Biden didn't win legitimately while reacting to...
by Celine Castronuovo
Conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday repeated false claims that President Biden did not "legitimately" win the 2020 presidential election even as the Democrat prepared to take the […]
Biden names acting chairs to lead FCC, FTC
by Rebecca Klar
President Biden designated Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as acting chairs of their […]
White House communications director: 'Biden is not going to be breaking news at...
by Zack Budryk
White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield emphasized that President Biden will not seek to "out-do" former President Trump in either the tone or the frequency of his social media use.
Jan 19, 2021
The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), which will replace aging training vessels at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine, and Texas...
Jan 12, 2021
Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao resigned effective Monday, January 11. The announcement of her resignation came January 7, just one day after the Capitol Building was stormed as lawmakers were inside certifying the presidential election results. Chao...
Seafarers, Longshore Labor, Ocean Carriers and MARAD All Honored at Virtual 2020 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award
Jan 5, 2021
USS Salutes “Essential” Workforce At 51st Annual Event The efforts of the entire American maritime community service to the nation, especially in light of the global pandemic and its impact on world trade, was highlighted at the United Seamen’s Service (USS) 51st...
Nov 30, 2020
The Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO) has published the Fall 2020 edition of its quarterly newsletter, The Dispatch. Recognizing the need for better communication between the DTMO and the travel community, The Dispatch aims to provide timely travel-related news...
Nov 10, 2020
The Defense Department now has four months of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as respirators, surgical masks, and gloves to see troops and families through the second wave of COVID-19. The supplies, which aren’t part of DOD’s pandemic reserves, were procured...
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