“Austin Praises Nimitz Carrier Strike Group for Record-Breaking Deployment”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 25, 2021)----Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III flew out to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz off the coast of California to thank the crew for a record-setting deployment.  The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is returning after operations in U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and U.S. Central Command areas…

Rocket Attack In Erbil Kills One Civilian Contractor And Injured Others Including One American Service Member


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 15, 2021)---today a rocket attack occured at a U.S.-led military base in Kurdish northern Iraq on Monday. The attack  killed a civilian contractor and wounded five other people including a U.S. service member, the US Secretary of State Anthony J. Blinken said in a released statement Monday…

“Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce”


MIAMI, FL (February 15, 2021) — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday at 10:30 p.m., for six people who were reported as missing approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued a Jamaican national from the water…

Bee News Daily Afternoon Spotlight: Five Leading Articles About the Use of Arbitrary Detention, Medal of Honor, Wisconsin COVID-19 Update, Blinkens Calls To Turkey and Greek Foreign Ministers


Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken Video Remarks on the Declaration Against the Use of Arbitrary Detention in State-to-State Relations I’m honored to participate in the launch of this initiative, and I’m grateful to Canada for their leadership. Arbitrary detention in state-to-state relations is a serious problem. Put simply, this is…

Myanmar’s Commander-In-Chief Armed Forces Coup Takes Control of the Streets and Cuts Off The Internet


MYANMAR (February 14, 2021)---today United Nations Special Rapporteur Thom Andrews tweeted: "It's as if the generals have declared war on the people of Myanmar (also known as Burma)--- late night raids, mounting arrests; more rights stripped away; another Internet shutdown; military convoys entering communities", tweeted Andrews. "These are signs of…

Bee News Daily Evening Spotlight:Five Leading Stories About the Commemorate Confederacy Commission, Florida Rescue, DOD’s STEM Partnership, Biden Reinstates DED, and DOJ Makes Financial Fraud Arrest


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2021)-today Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced the Defense Department's representatives to the Congressionally mandated commission on the naming of items in the department that commemorate the Confederacy.  They are: Admiral Michelle Howard, U.S. Navy, retired General Bob Neller, U.S. Marine Corps, retired Dr.…

Biden To Deploy Active Duty Troops To Assist With COVID-19 Vaccinations


WASHINGTON — Biden administration officials said they will deploy 1,000 active duty troops to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations later this month and use the Defense Production Act to increase supplies of vaccine, tests and protective equipment. Late yesterday, Johnson & Johnson became the third company to receive an emergency use authorization for…