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Centcom social media sites back online after hack

Centcom social media sites back online after hack

Tampa became the latest epicenter of cyber attacks as Twitter and YouTube accounts belonging to U.S. Central Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, were temporarily taken over by a group calling itself the CyberCaliphate, which claims to b...
Published: 01/12/15
Updated: 01/13/15
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Attacks in France, Nigeria underline importance of knowing your enemy

I am Charlie Hebdo.
Published: 01/11/15
Swimmers brave chilly Tampa Bay to raise money for SEALs

Swimmers brave chilly Tampa Bay to raise money for SEALs

TAMPA — U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Doug Hood applied Body Glide, an anti-chafe balm, to the back of his neck Sunday morning as he waited in the cold, wet sand at Gandy Beach.
Published: 01/11/15
Veterans, families hope today’s ceremony for fallen is last

Veterans, families hope today’s ceremony for fallen is last

TAMPA — A small crowd of people shivered in the picnic area of Veterans Memorial Park on chilly Saturday morning, hoping it would be the last time they gathered for such an event.
Published: 01/10/15

Broward soldier returns from duty to find car towed, sold

MARGATE – When U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Alexzandria Kelly returned home from duty in Africa last year, she was heartbroken to find her car had been towed and sold.
Published: 01/10/15
Petraeus may face federal charges in wake of affair

Petraeus may face federal charges in wake of affair

Investigators have been looking into whether former CIA director, retired Gen. David Petraeus, improperly shared classified materials with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, with whom he admitted having an affair when he resigned from his position in November 2012.
Published: 01/09/15
Updated: 01/10/15
Advice to student F-18 pilots: Bomb the right target

Advice to student F-18 pilots: Bomb the right target

Minutes after returning from a flight over the Avon Park Air Force Range, where they participated in laser-guided weapons practice, Navy Lts. Kevin Loughmiller and Nick Adams stood on the soggy flightline at MacDill Air Force Base recalling “a...
Published: 01/09/15

Question of jurisdiction arises in suit against VA

A federal judge has ordered three plaintiffs who sued the Veterans Administration in July claiming poor care to show why their suit should not be dismissed over a lack of jurisdiction.
Published: 01/07/15
Squadron of fighter jets at MacDill for training

Squadron of fighter jets at MacDill for training

MacDill Air Force Base is busier than usual these days.
Published: 01/06/15
Updated: 01/07/15
Pasco arrest becomes part of Congressional inquiry

Pasco arrest becomes part of Congressional inquiry

Last April, Pasco County Sheriff’s Office deputies spotted a man sitting in his car, pulled over on the side of the road.
Published: 01/06/15