USS Kearsarge ARG Completes Live-Fire Missile Exercise

Atlantic Ocean - The units of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) participated in a live-fire missile exercise (MISSILEX), Sunday.

Ukraine Passes Key Hurdle in Implementation of Minsk Peace Agreements

Washington, DC - The United States congratulates Ukraine’s Parliament and Ukrainian leadership on extending the law on special status for Russia-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine. Extending this law, which would have expired yesterday, demonstrates Ukraine’s continued commitment to a peaceful resolution of the conflict and implementation of the Minsk agreements. Ukraine’s brave step towards peace stands in sharp comparison to Russia’s continued failure to fulfill its Minsk commitments.

Different Perspective on the Immigration Controversy

Sacramento, California - With immigration becoming a hot-button issue within the political arena, those in agriculture have a deeper insight into this controversial topic. Arnoldo Torres, of the National Institute for Latino Policies out of Sacramento and partner with the public policy consulting firm Torres & Torres, has long been a leading voice for immigration within the ag sector—while realizing both countries (America and Mexico) need to do their part.

Curacao Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States, I offer congratulations to the people of Curacao on Curacao Day.

State Department Announces 23rd Experience America Visit to Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina - The U.S. Department of State and the Office of the Chief of Protocol are proud to announce the 23rd Experience America trip to Charleston, S.C. with members of the foreign Diplomatic Corps, October 14-16, 2018.

Final Warning: Last chance to replace Symantec SSL certificates

Washington, DC - This is the last week for website owners using Symantec SSL certificates issued before December 1, 2017 to replace their certificate. Failing to do so will result in your website breaking. Next week Google will roll out Chrome 70, which will distrust all remaining Symantec CA brand SSL certificates. This is only for websites using SSL certificates issued off Symantec’s roots. If you have re-issued or replaced your SSL certificate after December 1, 2017 this does not apply to you.