Vice President Pence’s Phone Call with President Lenin Moreno of the Republic of Ecuador

Washington, DC - Vice President Mike Pence spoke by phone today with Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to discuss the positive bilateral relationship between the United States and Ecuador. The two leaders recognized significant progress made in multiple areas since the Vice President visited in June, including security cooperation and counter-narcotics efforts, which have already resulted in the seizure of tons of illicit drugs.

25 New U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officers Receive Anchors

Santa Rita, Guam - The curtains opened to 25 spirited, singing Sailors, who were on the verge of becoming U.S. Navy chief petty officers (CPO) during a pinning ceremony at the Big Screen Theater aboard U.S. Naval Base Guam on the morning of September 14.

Secretary of State Pompeo's Meeting With Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita

Washington, DC - Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita.

Recent Prosecutions of Firearm Offenses in Sacramento Area

Sacramento, California - As part of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California’s strategy to reduce violent crime by focusing on firearms prosecutions, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced the following cases involving illegal firearms offenses.

NMTSC 1st Classes Remember 9/11

San Antonio, Texas - Navy Medicine Training Support Center’s (NMTSC) 1st class petty officers held a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at the San Antonio Fire Department Fire Station Number Four located on Joint Base San Antonio-Ft. Sam Houston (JBSA-FSH), September 11.

San Diego County Wins Highest LEED Award for Sustainability

San Diego, California - The County of San Diego has become the first county in California and the second in the nation to receive the U.S. Green Building Council’s Platinum certification – its highest distinction – in its LEED for Communities program.