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Edition of June 07, 2018

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Trump-Abe meet – Carbon Capture – Good news on Job Numbers

President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe met yesterday to discuss topics ranging from trade to North Korea ahead of the G7 summit in Canada.

The 240th Composite Supply Company is keeping it “so fresh and so clean clean” in Poland that ‘Outkast’ (Atlanta-based Hip Hop group) would be proud.

Did you know that carbon dioxide emissions can serve a useful purpose? The process of carbon capture is reducing dangerous pollution and increasing global oil production.

 

Edition of May 31, 2018
Memorial Day – Winfield House website – International Religious Freedom Report
President Trump honors fallen soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice on Memorial Day.
After two years in the making we are proud to announce the launch of the Winfield House website that provides 3 D views of representational rooms and highlights the collection inside as well as shares the history of the house.
Finally, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo puts religious freedom at the heart of U.S. human rights agenda

Edition of May 25, 2018
Manchester One Year On – Job availability – China cuts car tariffs
Eagle Express 25 May 2018In a recent Gallup poll 67% of Americans are feeling positive about job prospects under President Trump which is the highest percentage 17 years of Gallup polling.

US and China moves towards détente with China’s cuts to car tariffs.

Secretary of State Mike Pompep communicated his commitment to fight Russian meddling in 2018 congressional midterm US elections.

The United States provides the biggest international donation in the fight against Ebola in Congo.

Lastly, as an American child Mister Rogers taught us so much about friendship, honesty, and love but he also engaged kids about gun violence.

 

Edition of May 18, 2018
North Korea Summit – U.S. Embassy in Israel transition – President Trump’s Ramadan message – U.S. Armed Services Day

China has urged its ally North Korea to proceed with an historic summit between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and U.S. President Donald Trump.

In recognition of the historic transition of the U.S. Embassy in Israel’s official move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, we take a look back at the 70 year friendship in photos.

President Trump delivered a heartfelt message to American Muslims to commemorate the holy month of Ramadan which is determined by the sighting of the new moon which began May 15, 2018.

Lastly, in honor of U.S. Armed Services Day this Saturday, we want to wish America’s oldest man and WWII veteran Richard Overton a happy birthday who turned 112 and shared some advice for life.

 Ambassador Johnson Lays A Wreath on Islay for WW1
Ambassador Johnson Lays A Wreath on Islay for WW1

Edition of May 11, 2018
Ambassador Johnson Lays A Wreath on Islay for WW1 – President Trump Ends Flawed Iran Nuclear Deal – First Lady Melania Trump’s Initiative for Children
We kicked off the week with First Lady Melania Trump announcing her initiative BE BEST focused on three pillars: promoting well-being, managing social media use, and tackling opioid abuse to build a brighter future for our children and the nation.

President Trump ended U.S. participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal.

The President also proudly welcomed home three Americans released after capitivity by North Korea ahead of the June 12 summit between him and the North Korean Presdent Kim Jong Un.

Finally, check out this analysis of the sucesses and challenges of the Administration’s by, with, and through model to partner with local forces to achieve our national security objectives.

 

Edition of May 4, 2018
President Trump to Visit UK on July 13 – Ambassador Johnson Answers Your Questions Live on Twitter Next Week – 100-Year-Old American Flag Returns to Scotland

A Hundred-Year-Old Handmade American Flag Flies Home...to Scotland
A Hundred-Year-Old Handmade American Flag Flies Home…to Scotland

Happy Friday! The Eagle Express is back – every Friday morning, we’ll be bringing you the latest updates on U.S. foreign policy, interesting articles on global events by key thinkers and commentators, and news on what’s happening at the U.S. Embassy.

We hope you enjoy the content – please keep in touch and let us know what kind of articles and information you’d like to see.

This week, President Trump made his first visit to the State Department to officiate the swearing-in ceremony for the 70th Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who wants the State Department to get its “swagger back.”

After next week’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, career CIA officer Gina Haspel could make history by becoming the first female CIA director.

Courtesy of the Smithsonian, Old Glory has proudly returned home to the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland in celebration of the honor, respect and fortitude its inhabitants displayed toward American servicemen 100 years ago during World War I.

The White House honors everyday Americans who acted in extraordinary ways.  Although we are 125 days away from action on the gridiron, it doesn’t mean we can’t be excited and inspired by one-handed American football linebacker Shaquem Griffin.

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