The donation to the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, a nonprofit charity that aids members of the Coast Guard, will help the military and civilian workforce in need, said Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the Coast Guard.
Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett was recently listed as one of the next military officials in line for promotion to become a four-star Army general, according to congressional records. His nomination was received by the Senate on Jan. 9.
Army Spc. Octavious Deshon Lakes Jr. was identified Wednesday by service officials as the soldier who died from injuries sustained in a tactical vehicle accident Jan. 14 at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.
A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, and her son said she was being held in a prison, apparently as a material witness.