Tag: indo-pacific command

The US and South Korea may scale back training over coronavirus fears

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. and South Korean military are considering scaling back command post training due to heightened concerns about the coronavirus, the defense ministers of both countries said on Monday. “I’m sure that we will remain fully ready to deal with any threats that we will face together,” U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper […]

Airman dies while scuba diving in Hawaii

A 26-year-old man died after he failed to surface from waters off Molokai while participating in a scuba diving tour over the weekend. He has been identified as Duane Harold Parsley II and was stationed at Hickam Air Force Base, according to the Maui Police Department. Molokai patrol officers and medics responded to a report […]

US charges four Chinese military hackers in 2017 Equifax breach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has charged four Chinese military hackers in the 2017 breach of the Equifax credit reporting agency that affected nearly 150 million American citizens, Attorney General William Barr said Monday. “This was one of the largest data breaches in history,” Barr said of the theft. The indictment charges four members […]

FBI Director says there are about 1,000 open investigations into Chinese tech theft

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday that China was seeking to steal U.S. technology by “any means necessary” and the law enforcement agency has about 1,000 investigations open into Chinese technology theft across its 56 regional offices. Wray told a conference hosted by Washington’s Center for Strategic and International Studies think […]

Japan accuses ex-Army Green Beret of helping smuggle former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn out of the country

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese authorities on Thursday issued arrest warrants for a former U.S. special forces soldier and two other men on suspicion of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn out of Japan. Warrants were issued for former U.S. Green Beret Michael Taylor and two other men, George-Antoine Zayek and Peter Taylor, prosecutors […]