United States and Cuba To Hold Fifth Bilateral Commission Meeting in Havana

Washington, DC - The United States and Cuba will hold the fifth Bilateral Commission meeting in Havana, Cuba on Wednesday, December 7. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte will lead the U.S. delegation. Embassy Havana Chargé d’Affaires Jeffrey DeLaurentis and Deputy Assistant Secretary John Creamer will also attend for the United States. The Cuban delegation will be led by Josefina Vidal, the Foreign Ministry’s Director General for U.S. Affairs.

CTE Presents the Noon Discovery Series 2.0

Yuma, Arizona - The Center for Teaching Effectiveness (CTE) at Arizona Western College presents the Noon Discovery Series 2.0 (NDS) for the AWC Community at large.  The next upcoming presentation in the series is “Towards a More Peaceful Human Animal” by Dr. Dan Davis, Professor of Biology.   The presentation takes place on Thursday, December 1 from 12:15pm to 1:30pm in AC 126 and via ITN SLLC CR, PLC 15 and QLC 15.

CNIC promotes 2017 DoD Warrior Games in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois - Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, visited Chicago landmarks including Navy Pier and Soldier Field to celebrate Veterans Day 2016.

Makin Island, 11th MEU, Malaysian Armed Forces Conduct Exercise Tiger Strike

LAHAD DATU, Malaysia (NNS) -- Sailors aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and Marines with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) joined members of the Malaysian armed forces for Exercise Tiger Strike 16 in Lahad Datu, Malaysia, November 10-13.

Ali Naser's American dream was born out of tragedy

Tempe, Arizona - Ali Naser was off the wrestling grid - an Afghani immigrant, by way of Russia and Uzbekistan, who was wrestling at Fresno City College while his father, Aziz and older brothers, Nasim and Amir (Mo), worked to support a family torn and altered irreparably by the Taliban takeover of his birth nation.