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Medal of Honor Monday: Army Capt. Jack Treadwell

By Katie Lange – By spring of 1945, the end of World War II was imminent. The Allies had pushed into Germany, and that momentum may be what pushed Army 1st Lt. Jack Treadwell to single-handedly clear out six enemy bunkers and take 18 prisoners as his battalion hammered the Siegfried Line, Germany’s last major defensive fortification. His actions inspired ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, March 18, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will receive an economic briefing in the morning. In the afternoon, the president will have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence, then receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community. The president will attend a Greek Independence Day celebration in the evening. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Sunday, March 17, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump is staying in-residence at the White House this weekend. There are no public events on the president’s schedule for Sunday, but check back as this page will be updated as events warrant. Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 3/17/19 All Times EST No ...

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United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches WGS-10 Mission

By Duncan Idaho – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., (March 15, 2019) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the tenth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite for the U.S. Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 on March 15 at 8:26 p.m. EDT. ULA has been the exclusive launch provider for all ten WGS satellites. ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Saturday, March 16, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump is staying in-residence at the White House this weekend. There are no public events on the president’s schedule for Saturday, but check back as this page will be updated as events warrant. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 3/16/19 All Times EST No Public Events White House ...

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‘Bold Assumption’ Brings Warrior Games to Tampa

By C. Todd Lopez – This year’s Department of Defense Warrior Games competition — which enhances the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded, ill, and injured service members through adaptive sports — kicks off June 21. In past years, the games have been hosted by the Defense Department, the Navy, the Air Force, the Army and the U.S. Olympic Committee. For ...

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DOD Leaders Make Case to Congress for 2020 Budget Request

By David Vergun – Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan, Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford and Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist went to Capitol Hill to make the case for the Defense Department’s request for fiscal year 2020 funding. The department is seeking $718.3 billion as its part of President Donald J. Trump’s topline request of $750 billion for ...

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Transatlantic Community Imposes Sanctions on Russia for Ukraine Invasion

By R. Mitchell – Today, the United States, EU, and Canada took coordinated action in response to Russia’s continued aggression against Ukraine by imposing sanctions on individuals who orchestrated the unjustified November 25 attack on three Ukrainian naval vessels near the Kerch Strait. Additionally, the United States imposed sanctions on six Russian defense firms, including shipbuilding companies; two individuals involved ...

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Illegal alien from China sentenced in Houston to more than 5 years in federal prison for gun, identity theft convictions after threatening to shoot children

By R. Mitchell – HOUSTON — A 23-year-old illegal alien from China – who threatened to shoot school children while he was in an internet chat session in July 2018 – was sentenced Thursday to more than five years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as an illegal alien, and aggravated identity theft. This investigation was conducted by U.S. ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, March 15, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will travel to the Pentagon where he will meet with national security officials then have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence at the White House. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 3/15/19 All Times EST 10:45 AM Departs the White House en route to Arlington, VA – ...

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Home Prices Up 0.6% in February, the Smallest Year-Over-Year Gain Since March 2012

By R. Mitchell – Prices fell more than 8% in San Francisco and San Jose Newark, Milwaukee and Buffalo saw prices rise more than 10% U.S. home-sale prices increased just 0.6 percent year-over-year to a median of $287,400 in February, according to a report by Redfin, (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This was the smallest increase recorded since prices stopped falling year-over-year in March 2012. Home ...

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Beto 2020: America’s Nightmare [video]

By R. Mitchell – A new video released Thursday puts Democratic Party presidential nomination hopeful Beto O’Rourke‘s ultra-left wing extremist views and dishonest past on full display. The skateboarding politician accomplished nothing in his time in the U.S. House of Representatives and failed to win the only state-wide race he ever entered. Worse than his failures are his views on ...

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Watch Live: President Trump Participates in the Shamrock Bowl Presentation by the Prime Minister of Ireland

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump receive the Shamrock Bowl from Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland on Thursday. Prime Minister Varadkar of Ireland will present a bowl of shamrocks in a tradition begun in 1952 when Irish Ambassador John Joseph Hearne delivered a box of shamrocks to the White House on the feast ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, March 14, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will hold meetings with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland Thursday morning then travel to the Capitol to participate in the Friends of Ireland Luncheon. In the evening, the president and first lady will host Prime Minister Varadkar for the annual Shamrock Bowl Presentation. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President ...

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Arizon Border Patrol Arrests almost 400 Illegal Aliens last 48 hours

By R. Mitchell – TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station encountered a large group of Central Americans after they illegally entered the country and surrendered to agents west of Lukeville Tuesday Morning. Agents operating portable surveillance cameras west of the Port of Lukeville spotted the group shortly after they entered the United States by ...

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