Updated August 1 at 11:45am
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Two Rhode Island fire departments will receive significant grants from the federal Port Security Grant Program to improve training procedures and provide equipment that will help protect the Port of Galilee and 23 square-miles of waterways in South County. more
Rear Admiral Moises DelToro III will relieve Rear Admiral Michael E. Jabaley Jr. as commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center during a change of command ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. at the center. more
Where do you see yourself professionally in 10 years? I have always let a greater power drive where the future takes me. Opportunities and new adventures are often closed off when you try to exercise too much control over your future. … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has named Col. Christopher P. Callahan the next adjutant general of the state, as well as the commanding general of the R.I. National Guard. more
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is investing $5.2 million for the development of a new type of vaccine against Q fever, and a local company is involved in the effort. more
In the end, Congress did the right thing. The USA Freedom Act, which ends the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of American phone records, passed the Senate convincingly Tuesday, ending a long and labored fight. more
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has selected the University of Rhode Island to conduct research designed to make coastline communities more resilient to severe coastal hazards. more
The possibility of a deal to limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities and end the international trade sanctions against the country raise a fascinating question: Will there be a peace dividend? more
(Updated 1:46 p.m.) Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is considering a run for president of the United States in the 2016 election. more
Rhode Island will receive approximately $7 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enhance public safety and strengthen emergency preparedness, response and recovery initiatives. more
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