National Defense

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon introduces bipartisan cyber security legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Don Bacon has introduced H.R. 5658, the DHS Roles and Responsibilities in Cyber Space Act, which would require the Secretary of Homeland Security to assess its cyber incident response plans and procedures. “Americans are alarmed at the dramatic increase in cyber-attacks on private companies, including the recent ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline and the JBS meatp...

Bacon’s bill increases federal funding for terrorist-targeted urban areas

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U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) on Oct. 19 introduced legislation that would expand federal funding to urban areas designated as potential targets for terrorist attacks. Rep. Bacon is the lead original cosponsor of the bipartisan Homeland Security Capabilities Preservation Act, H.R. 5615, which would direct the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to review past disbursements under the Urban Area...

BACON INTRODUCES BIPARTISAN CYBER SECURITY LEGISLATION

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) introduced H.R. 5658, the DHS Roles and Responsibilities in Cyber Space Act, which would require the Secretary of Homeland Security to assess its cyber incident response plans and procedures. “Americans are alarmed at the dramatic increase in cyber-attacks on private companies, including the recent ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline and the JBS meatpa...

Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosts U.S. Congressmen

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Today, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted a delegation of the U.S. Congressmen Don Bacon, Doug Lamborne, Troy Nels and August Pfluger, the presidential press service said. The U.S. delegation is visiting the country as part of an agreement to deepen bilateral inter-parliamentary cooperation. Read the full story here.

Is This the Next US Military Base in Europe?

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CAMP HERKUS, Lithuania — American soldiers have found gracious hosts in Lithuania. At this remote base, which opened in August and is now the temporary home of hundreds of American troops, government officials excitedly showed off the new 7-million-euro facility, which includes a gym stocked with state-of-the art treadmills and weight racks, rubber-turf basketball courts surrounded by container ho...

Real America's Voice Panel Discusses HASC Hearing on Afghanistan

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Real America's Voice Panel discusses the House Armed Services Committee hearing on “Ending the U.S. Military Mission in Afghanistan.” The committee received testimony from Department of Defense leadership on the issues surrounding the decision to withdraw forces from Afghanistan and the consequences of the President’s actions. Watch the segment here.

The D Brief: Taliban offered deal as Kabul fell; US-China mil-to-mil meeting; New ASW task group; Who’s tracking that rifle?; And a bit more...

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Taliban offered to let the U.S. military secure Kabul during withdrawal, McKenzie says. Top Pentagon leaders were back on Capitol Hill answering questions about the end of the Afghanistan war on Wednesday. Gen. Frank McKenzie, who leads U.S. Central Command, “acknowledged that the Taliban offered to let the U.S. military take over security for Kabul until it officially departed the country on Aug....