Oliver North

A recently released Pentagon report warns that domestic extremism groups pose a serious threat to the military and that has the Defense Secretary calling for a stand down. Lt. Colonel Oliver North, U.S. Marines Corps (Ret.), says he understands there are issues and the question of loyalty isn't a new one.

National Guard stand guard at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The National Guard has been stationed in the nation's capital since the Capitol building was breached by rioters on January 6th. In a thank-you for the Guard's service, the Museum of the Bible in Washington is offering free admission through Easter Sunday, April 4th, to Guard members stationed there. The Museum has a number of displays related to the military.

A Southwest Airlines crew found a sailor's wallet and sent him a surprise when they returned it (Photo: Courtesy of John Wesley Reid)

Kindness is not dead. This reminder is becoming more imperative as stories of conflict and hate saturate the media cycle.

Members of the National Guard walk past the Dome of the Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The Capitol Police have requested that members of the National Guard continue to provide security at the U.S. Capitol for another two months, The Associated Press has learned. Defense officials say the new proposal is being reviewed by the Pentagon.

Members of the Michigan National Guard and the U.S. Capitol Police keep watch

The threat reportedly coming from a QAnon-inspired militia group that believes former President Trump will return to the White House for a second term on March 4, the day U.S. presidents used to be inaugurated on before 1933.

FILE - This Dec. 29, 2019, aerial file photo taken from a helicopter shows Ain al-Asad air base in the western Anbar desert, Iraq. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser, File)

At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

FBI Director Chris Wray spent a long day answering questions on Capitol Hill about what did or didn't happen in the days leading up to the Capitol riot.


The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were in retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops.


Microsoft says a foreign power enlisted more than 1,000 software engineers to pull off a massive computer hack against U.S. government agencies. 


Cyber attack

The Superbowl weekend attack on a water treatment facility near Tampa, Florida has once again put the spotlight on the ever-present cyber threat in the U.S.