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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will announce his pick for the next President of the World Bank then head to the U.S. State Department where he will deliver remarks to the Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 2/6/19 All Times EST 1:30 PM Announce the United ...

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Justice Department Warns Taxpayers to Avoid Unscrupulous Tax Return Preparers

By R. Mitchell – As tax filing season begins, the Department of Justice warns taxpayers to beware of unscrupulous tax return preparers. The Department of Justice applies both civil and criminal tools at its disposal to shut down illegal tax return preparation activity. Taxpayers should always remain wary of tax return preparers who claim they can obtain larger refunds than ...

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Border Patrol Seizes nearly $1M worth of Marijuana in the Rio Grande Valley

By R. Mitchell – EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted six separate narcotic smuggling attempts and seized over 1200 pounds of marijuana. Monday, agents working at the Falfurrias checkpoint referred a commercial passenger bus to for secondary inspection. At secondary, a K-9 inspection revealed 33 pounds of marijuana in two unclaimed suitcases. The marijuana has an estimated value ...

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CBP Officers Uncover 395 Pounds of Meth Stashed Inside Artificial Decorative Rocks

By R. Mitchell – CALEXICO, Calif.  — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico East commercial facility arrested a Mexicali man on Friday after discovering 395 pounds of methamphetamine stashed inside the shipment of decorative rocks he was hauling.  “The port’s roving canine team was a major factor in bringing down this narcotic smuggling attempt,” said Area Port ...

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A Podcast of Life-Changing Stories

By R. Mitchell – The U.S. Department of State has launched a new podcast, 22.33, that discusses the impact of State Department-sponsored international exchange programs on individuals and communities around the world. Each episode will highlight personal stories from American and foreign exchange program alumni who left home to tackle shared global challenges with their counterparts overseas. These experiences have ...

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Improving Combat Lethality, Performance

By C. Todd Lopez – Experts from the military, academia and industry — representing about 60 different organizations in all — met earlier this month to discuss new ways human performance could be tweaked to increase the lethality of close combat formations. The Human Performance workshop, organized by the Defense Department’s Close Combat Lethality Task Force, was set up to ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Tuesday, February 5, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will deliver the State of the Union Address before Congress, members of the Supreme Court and their guests. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 2/5/19 All Times EST 7:50 PM The first lady departs the White House en route to the United States Capitol – South Portico/Motorcade 8:30 PM ...

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Border Patrol Agents Seize over 1,000 pounds of Marijuana in the RIo Grande Valley

By R. Mitchell – EDINBURG, Texas –U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to disrupt illicit activity throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Early this morning, agents working near Escobares, Texas, witnessed several subjects, who had just crossed the Rio Grande, carrying bundles of narcotics. As agents encountered the group, the smugglers dropped the bundles and fled to Mexico. Agents seized 9 bundles ...

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Service Members Reap Benefits of Tax Law Changes

By C. Todd Lopez – Recent changes in tax law mean that many in uniform could see big returns when they file their 2018 taxes. “This last tax year has been quite exciting with all of the changes that occurred to it,” said Army Lt. Col. David Dulaney, executive director of the Armed Forces Tax Council. “The good news is ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, February 4, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community then have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 2/4/19 All Times EST 11:45 AM Receive intelligence briefing – Oval Office 12:45 PM Lunch with the Vice President – Private Dining Room White House ...

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Medal of Honor Monday: Air Force Col. Joe Jackson

By Katie Lange – Air Force Col. Joe Jackson earned the nation’s highest honor by rescuing three men in Vietnam in 1968, and he became a living example of military valor for 50 years after that. Unfortunately, he passed away Jan. 12 at age 95. But his story — and the famous photograph that goes with it — will live ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Sunday, February 3, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, to view a performance of the Florida Atlantic University Marching Band and attend a Super Bowl watch party. Later in the evening, the president and first lady will return to the White House. Keep up with Trump ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Saturday, February 2, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump has no public events on his schedule for Saturday, but unofficially – golf. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 2/2/19 All Times EST No public events 8:51 AM – Depart Mar-a-Lago en route to Trump National Golf Club – Motorcade 9:13 AM – Arrive Trump National Golf Club ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, February 1, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will meet to discuss human trafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border then have lunch with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. In the afternoon, the president and first lady will travel to Mar-a-Lago where they will stay for the weekend. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 2/1/19 All Times EST 11:45 ...

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U.S., Partners Work Together to Keep Europe Safe

By R. Mitchell – More than 5,500 soldiers from 16 nations, including special operations forces from five nations, were at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Dec. 1-11, for exercise Combined Resolve XI. The exercise series is led by U.S. Army Europe and is focused on improving readiness and interoperability amongst allies and partners, incorporating U.S. rotational units ...

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