Proclamation on Modifying The Northeast Canyons And Seamounts Marine National Monument

Washington, DC - In Proclamation 9496 of September 15, 2016, and exercising his authority under section 320301 of title 54, United States Code (the “Antiquities Act”), the President established the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, reserving for the care and management of objects of historic and scientific interest approximately 4,913 square miles of water and submerged lands in and around certain deep-sea canyons and seamounts situated upon lands and interests in lands owned or controlled by the Federal Government.  

Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2020

Washington, DC - From America’s earliest days, Caribbean Americans have contributed to the success, spirit, and character of our Nation.  For generations, their skills, knowledge, innovation, and initiative have enhanced and advanced many aspects of our society.  During National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we celebrate the rich history and vibrant culture of the more than 4 million Americans with origins in the Caribbean.

Proclamation on National Ocean Month, 2020

Washington, DC - Our ocean and coastal waterways are essential to our national security, international trade, maritime commerce, global competitiveness, and transportation.  The jobs of more than 3 million Americans depend on our ocean economy, which generates more than $300 billion of economic activity annually.  During National Ocean Month, we reaffirm our commitment to responsible stewardship of our ocean resources to strengthen and expand economic opportunities, while also ensuring that the natural beauty and wonder of the oceans are preserved and maintained for future generations.

Proclamation on National Maritime Day, 2020

Washington, DC - Since the founding of our great Nation, we have relied on merchant mariners to deliver goods to market and strengthen our national security.  On National Maritime Day, we recognize the United States Merchant Marine for all it does to facilitate our commerce and protect our interests at sea.

Lily and Timmy’s Super Awesome Incredible C0VID-19 Birthday adventure via Mike Farrell & Jacob Horn

San Diego, California - Launch of COVID-19 Kids' Book Celebrates Pandemic Parents, Provides Sorely Needed Comic Relief:

FBI and CISA Warn Against Chinese Targeting of COVID-19 Research Organizations

Washington, DC - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a public service announcement Wednesday warning organizations researching COVID-19 of likely targeting and network compromise by the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Health care, pharmaceutical, and research sectors working on COVID-19 response should all be aware they are the prime targets of this activity and take the necessary steps to protect their systems.