Surface Force CDR Directing the Future of Surface Fleet (Multi-Video)

Commander, Naval Surface Forces (CNSF), Vice Adm. Tom Rowden is taking a holistic approach to implementing recommendations from the Comprehensive Review of Surface Force Incidents (CR) to ensure safe and effective...

Official: At Least 6 Killed in TN School Bus Crash (Learn More)

By Ariana Sawyer, The Tennessean, via USA Today At least six people were killed and at least 23 children taken to the hospital after a school bus crashed into a tree Monday afternoon in Chattanooga,...

US Marshals Find Fugitive Hiding in Attic Insulation

A man wanted for two recent Norfolk shootings went to great lengths to avoid arrest Thursday morning. Donnie Eugene Graham, 29, was arrested by Marshals and Norfolk detectives after an eventful arrest...

Islamic State: OSU Attacker was ‘Soldier’ of Group (Learn More)

By Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY The media arm of the Islamic State claimed Tuesday that the Ohio State student who crashed a car into campus crowd and then lashed out with a butcher...

Terror Concerns Prompt New TSA Cargo Restrictions (Multi-Video)

By Rene Marsh and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN The Transportation Security Administration, citing terror concerns, is implementing a stricter screening program for air cargo arriving to the United States from five countries in...

Navy Honors the 75th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor (Video)

USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) pulled into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 2, to participate in National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day events in Hawaii. John C. Stennis got underway from Naval Base...
The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization is a combat support organization of the U.S. Department of Defense organization under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency that deals with improvised threats such as the improvised explosive device.

Booz Allen to Help DoD with Enhanced Battlespace Awareness

It takes an unflinching commitment to innovation to stay ahead of the most elusive enemies. At the forefront of this fight, the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) is responsible for ensuring that U.S. warfighters...

7 NJ MS-13 Members Sentenced for Murder & Racketeering Charges

Seven members of the New Jersey branch of the international street gang La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a violent criminal enterprise that...

Belgium Manslaughter Fugitive Arrested at Amtrak Station in Philly

Special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Philadelphia Special Agents and Task Force Officers arrested a Belgian fugitive Wednesday, in Philadelphia, pursuant to an extradition...

The Best of 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Year in Review

AST is pleased to introduce the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards’ winners, to our over 70,000 readers for their outstanding product development achievements & exciting new technologies. American Security Today’s comprehensive Homeland Security...