Government Executive - Defense information about management of national security organizationsen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 17:53:35 -0400Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position most recently served as assistant secretary of Defense for global strategic affairs.Rachel Oswald, Global Security NewswireWed, 23 Jul 2014 17:53:35 -0400 Creedon will become As NNSA principal deputy administrator.Sergey Ponomarev/APHouse Bill Requires TSA to Train Screeners on Handling Airport Shootings passed legislation on Tuesday honoring screener killed in the line of duty last year at LAX.Kellie LunneyWed, 23 Jul 2014 15:25:00 -0400 long line of Transportation Security Administration personnel salute as the Honor Flag leaves Los Angeles international airport after a TSA agent was shot there in November.Associated PressU.S. Officials: Russia 'Created the Conditions' for Malaysia Airlines Crash intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but concerns remain.Marina Koren, National JournalWed, 23 Jul 2014 10:07:13 -0400 pro-Russian rebel touches the MH17 wreckage Tuesday.Vadim Ghirda/APProgress Hard to Gauge on Homeland Antimissile Program note dearth of data on improvements.Rachel Oswald, Global Security NewswireTue, 22 Jul 2014 16:46:13 -0400 Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly examines a missile-interceptor deployed at Fort Greely, Alaska, in 2010. U.S. Missile Defense Agency9/11 Commission Alumni Warn of Unfinished Business Combatting Terrorism report cites threats from failed states, cyber vulnerability and congressional oversight bureaucracy.Charles S. ClarkTue, 22 Jul 2014 16:19:23 -0400 World Trade Center, center, rises above the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center in New York.Mark Lennihan/APBorder Sheriffs Perplexed by Rick Perry's Plan to Send 1,000 Troops to Stare at Mexico would you spend millions of dollars sending troops to the border who can't actually detain anyone? That's what some Texas sheriffs of border towns are asking.Arit John, The WireTue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:05 -0400 Gov. Rick PerryEric Gay/APFAA Suspends all U.S. Flights to Israel for 24 Hours advisory applies only to U.S. carriers.Brian ResnickTue, 22 Jul 2014 13:20:34 -0400 Gov. Rick Perry Orders National Guard Troops to Border agencies have struggled to deal with the crisis, which has been brewing for months.Katherine McIntire PetersMon, 21 Jul 2014 18:00:54 -0400 Governor Rick Perry Eric Gay/APObama on Ukraine's Pro-Russia Separatists: 'What Are They Trying to Hide?'"We have to make sure that the truth is out," the president said.Brian Resnick and Matt Berman, National JournalMon, 21 Jul 2014 17:07:47 -0400 Donetsk People Republic's fighter looks on at a block-post near the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 6, 2014, with a flag of St. George, a symbol widely associated with pro-Russian protests in Ukraine on the background.Dmitry Lovetsky/APJohn Kerry Makes the U.S. Case Against Russia Over Downed Plane Secretary of State made the Obama administration's pitch over the plane crash in Ukraine across TV Sunday morning.Matt Berman and Dustin Volz, National JournalSun, 20 Jul 2014 13:12:34 -0400 Department file photoOn Campus, Young Veterans Are Learning How to Be Millennials spent their early 20s in combat zones. Now they're back in school, struggling to fit in with their peers and figure out the rest of their lives.Rob Kunzig, The AtlanticFri, 18 Jul 2014 17:51:54 -0400 Locke Photography/Shutterstock.comObama Tells Europe to Step Up on Russia was clear from the president’s remarks about Ukraine that he now expects greater help from European allies in countering Putin.James Oliphant, National JournalFri, 18 Jul 2014 17:28:11 -0400 Martin/APObama: We Know At Least One American Was Killed on Downed Malaysian Flight president addressed the plane crash in a Friday morning press conference.Brian Resnick and Matt Berman, National JournalFri, 18 Jul 2014 14:26:44 -0400 Scott Applewhite/AP Hillary Clinton's Strange Critique of US Foreign Policy patriotic storytelling really the solution to America's international relations problem?Peter Beinart, The AtlanticFri, 18 Jul 2014 12:36:14 -0400 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures while speaking to host Jon Stewart during a taping of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."Frank Franklin II/APArmy to Begin Chelsea Manning's Gender Treatment Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved the Army's recommendation to keep Manning in military custody.Shirley Li, The WireThu, 17 Jul 2014 17:33:24 -0400 Army, Pfc. Chelsea ManningU.S. Army/AP File PhotoAll Clear at the White House After Lockdown was caused by an unattended package.Emma Roller, National JournalThu, 17 Jul 2014 17:26:37 -0400 Are the House's Recommendations for the Border Crisis House and Senate are now on a collision course.Billy House and Rachel Roubein, National JournalThu, 17 Jul 2014 17:15:59 -0400 who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas.Eric Gay/AP File PhotoFAA Has Issued Advisories Against Region Where Plane Crashed in Ukraine Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 could have been shot down by a surface-to-air Buk missile system.Brian Resnick, National JournalThu, 17 Jul 2014 15:43:41 -0400 walk among the debris of the plane after the crash Thursday.Dmitry Lovetsky/APCongress Thinks This Statue Is a Threat to National Security is in a battle with Congress to re-install it.Sarah Mimms, National JournalThu, 17 Jul 2014 09:22:28 -0400 Alamos Gets 'Inadequate' Safety Rating from Energy Dept. had 38 nuclear criticality safety infractions in the last fiscal year and received an overall performance rating of "does not meet expectations."Rachel Oswald, Global Security NewswireWed, 16 Jul 2014 17:19:06 -0400 Dual-Axis Radiographic Hydrodynamic Test Facility, which scientists use to study key aspects of nuclear weapons physics.Los Alamos National LaboratoryDon't Expect the VA to Improve Overnight acting secretary says the agency can turn the corner in two years, but it will need a lot more money.Jordain Carney, National JournalWed, 16 Jul 2014 14:41:30 -0400 user Jason KufferFirst Nurse Refuses to Force Feed Guantanamo Bay Prisoners Navy nurse refused to force feed inmates on hunger strike, a prisoner at the facility told his lawyer.David Ludwig, The WireWed, 16 Jul 2014 14:39:22 -0400 Linsley/AP File PhotoPulitzer-Prize Winning Immigration Activist Detained By Texas Border Patrol journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has been detained at McAllen-Miller International Airport.Shirley Li, The WireTue, 15 Jul 2014 14:47:12 -0400 Prize-winning journalist, immigration rights activist and self-declared undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas.Susan Walsh/APPope Urges Protection for Unaccompanied Minors Flooding the Border letter, Francis says the children should be 'welcomed.'Ross GianfortuneTue, 15 Jul 2014 12:28:10 -0400 Motors Is a Favorite Employer Among Veterans, Tesla has about 6,000 employees— 300 of these are veterans.Polly Mosendz, The WireTue, 15 Jul 2014 11:22:29 -0400 Tesla factory in Fremont, CaliforniaFlickr user Maurizio Pesce