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Cape May Coast Guard Recruit Company B-198 Graduates; Seaman Wilson Meets His New Son

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Seaman Ryan Wilson graduated U.S. Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May, with the newest group of Coast Guardsmen during a ceremony on base, Nov. 22, 2019. Wilson, soon to be stationed... Read more →


'An act of faith and kindness': How Buddy Checks make a difference

(Photo by Steven B. Brooks) The American Legion NOV 20, 2019 Prior to Veterans Day, American Legion National Commander Bill Oxford called on Legionnaires to follow up on the inaugural Buddy Checks to fellow veterans... Read more →


Two Warrant Officers Die When Their Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr. (left) and Chief Warrant Officer 2 David C. Knadle, Nov. 21, 2019--The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's... Read more →


Fort Dix Correctional Officer Accepted Bribes In Exchange For Delivering Contraband To Inmates

NEWARK, N.J. – A Camden County, New Jersey, man who worked as a corrections officer at a federal facility admitted today that he accepted cash bribes in exchange for delivering contraband to inmates, U.S. Attorney... Read more →


It’s Time For The United States To Wage War On Mexican Drug Cartels

Source: The Federalist The American family gunned down in northern Mexico should be a wake-up call for U.S. policymakers that the spiraling cartel violence in Mexico is not going to remain south of the Rio... Read more →


US Senator Menendez (D-NJ) Statement on Death of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

NEWARK – Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement after Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died during a military raid in Syria led by the... Read more →


Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 20 miles off Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man from a cruise ship Sunday approximately 20 nautical miles east of Atlantic City. Personnel aboard the cruise ship Mein Schiff contacted Sector Delaware Bay... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: A MATTER OF INTERPRETATION

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton crew member is vital during United Nations Security Council Resolution enforcement mission Photos and feature by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn When Haoer Zheng enlisted in the U.S. Coast... Read more →


PATCO Conducting Emergency Preparedness Exercise at Ashland Station

VOORHEES NJ--PATCO will be conducting an emergency preparedness exercise on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at the Ashland Station in Voorhees, New Jersey. The exercise will simulate an emergency onboard a PATCO train located on the... Read more →


14 Coast Guard members receive prestigious medals at Air Station Atlantic City

Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City pose for a photo after an award ceremony where 13 were awarded with Air Medals and one was awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross, for their actions... Read more →


Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Extensive Relationship Between Dossier Author Steele and Top Obama Officials

September 19, 2019 | Judicial Watch (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released 146 pages of State Department documents revealing that former British spy and dossier author Christopher Steele... Read more →


AMERICAN HERO: Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy W. Griffin of Tennessee Killed in Combat

Gloucestercitynews.net--The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy W. Griffin, 40, from Greenbrier, Tennessee, was killed in action Sept. 16, 2019, by small... Read more →


NJ Residents Employed at Military Base Plead Guilty to Accepting Bribes/Kickbacks

NEWARK, N.J. – A civilian employee of Picatinny Arsenal (PICA) and an employee of a defense contractor today admitted their roles in Gloucester City News blog files conspiring with others to receive bribes and other... Read more →


Face of Defense: Second Chance at Life

Gloucestercitynews.net--Stuttgart, Germany--Army Maj. Dat Nguyen escaped communist-ruled Vietnam and pursued his American dream by working to ensure the nation's security. Army Maj. Dat Nguyen Hometown: Santa Clara, Calif. Unit: U.S. Africa Command Stationed: Stuttgart, Germany... Read more →


Video: Some People Did Something!

Gloucestercitynews.net--New York, NY (9-11-19)--While speaking at a 9/11 remembrance event, Nicholas Haros Jr., whose mother died in 9/11, blasted Congresswoman Ilhan Omar for her: "'Some people did something" comments. Haros called out Ilhan Omar saying:... Read more →


AMERICAN HERO: Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz

Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz (photo courtesy of Stars and Stripes Gloucestercitynews.net--The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Sgt. 1st Class Elis A.... Read more →