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  • Friends of the Israel Defense Forces host fundraiser

    An estimated $4.5 million was raised at Thursday night's annual Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Greater Miami Chapter Solidarity Gala at The Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood. According to FIDF, more than 1,100 of its supporters and lay leaders...
  • The audacity of weakness

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress on Tuesday to warn Americans of the anti-Western threats from theocratic -- and likely to soon be nuclear -- Iran. Netanyahu came to the U.S. to outline the Iranian plan to remake the Middle...
  • Defense secretary: We could create separate military force to fight cyber wars

    Defense secretary: We could create separate military force to fight cyber wars
    The military could, in the future, create a separate force to fight battles over computer networks, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in his first domestic visit with troops at Fort Meade on Friday. A servicemember in the audience asked if the...
  • U.S. Navy fleet loses 9 ships to counting change

    U.S. Navy fleet loses 9 ships to counting change
    Somewhere between February and March, the U.S. Navy lost nine ships. The web page where the service lists its vital statistics — including number of people, number of ships, etc. — showed a fleet of 284 ships on Feb. 27. But on March 2,...
  • Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine

    Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine
    The United States will provide Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists $75 million in nonlethal equipment, including small reconnaissance drones, radios and military ambulances, a senior administration official said. President Obama has also...
  • Fort Monroe's disputed land may cost Virginia taxpayers $23.1 million

    Fort Monroe's disputed land may cost Virginia taxpayers $23.1 million
    The U.S. Army and Commonwealth of Virginia may use millions of state taxpayers dollars to settle a years-long property dispute at Fort Monroe. The Army wants Virginians to pay $23.1 million for two parcels bordering Mill Creek's southern shore and along...
  • Falic tribute inspiring at FIDF gala

    Falic tribute inspiring at FIDF gala
    More than 1,000 supporters of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Greater Miami chapter paid tribute to Nily Falic, national chairman of the FIDF at the recent 2015 Solidarity Gala that took place at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood. In her honor,...
  • Hampton Roads defense contractors win more work in February

    Hampton Roads defense contractors win more work in February
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional work from the Navy in February, while other Tidewater firms won defense contracts in engineering services, technical support and even mobile kitchens. Newport News-based HII received $9.2 million for...
  • Army opts for openness with new computer security tool

    Army opts for openness with new computer security tool
    Army researchers in a lab outside Washington worked for years on a software tool to help soldiers understand how hackers were targeting military computers. Late last year they did something unusual: They released their project for anyone on the Internet...
  • Israeli soldiers share war experience

    Israeli soldiers share war experience
    Truman Brody-Boyd, just like many American high school seniors, has some big decisions to make. He has a choice of colleges and career prospects to weigh. The same can't be said of Gal, a young Israeli woman who visited Brody-Boyd's Jewish youth group...
  • 6 things to know about Israel's army

    6 things to know about Israel's army
    The College of William and Mary will be showing a free screening of "Beneath the Helmet,” which tells the story of five Israeli soldiers who were drafted to defend their country just after graduating high school. The film will be shown Monday at 7...