CBP Intercepts Stuffed Endangered Red Siskin Finch

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists in Philadelphia recently encountered a taxidermied species of finch that is categorized under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) as an Appendix 1 species, which are species most in danger of extinction.

NMRC STEM Interns Graduate

Silver Spring, Maryland - Student interns enrolled in the Office of Naval Research’s Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) and Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP), who spent the summer at Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) graduated from the 10 week program August 10.

Navy Announces FY-20 General Military Training Requirements

Pensacola, Florida - The Navy announced fiscal year (FY) 2020 General Military Training (GMT) requirements via Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 191/19, released August 13.

Attorney General William P. Barr on Memorial Day

Washington, DC - Attorney General William P. Barr: "Today we remember that our freedom was bought at a price," Attorney General William P. Barr said. "Over the course of our history, countless Americans have willingly laid down their lives so that the people of this great nation could continue to live in peace, prosperity, and liberty. We owe them a debt of gratitude that we can never fully repay.

Future USS Oakland Launched

Washington, DC - The future USS Oakland (LCS 24) launched July 21 at Austal USA's ship manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama. This event marked the first time the ship floated in the water as it is prepared for delivery next year.

Presidential Message on Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

Washington, DC - Each day, millions of Americans rely on our Nation’s strong aviation infrastructure to travel and do business.  On Aviation Maintenance Technician Day, we acknowledge the thousands of hardworking men and women who help ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the aviation industry.