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  1. Army Maj. Gen. William Walker, Commanding General of the District of Columbia National Guard listens during a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and Senate Committee on Rules and Administration joint hearing Wednesday, March 3, 2021, examining the January 6, attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
  2. The Ain al-Asad air base in the western Anbar desert in Iraq is pictured in this file photo from December 2019. At least 10 rockets targeted the military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.
  3. The artwork of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Kristopher Battles is featured in a new exhibit at the Tampa International Airport called MacDill AFB: At Home and Abroad. Artwork pictured on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 in Tampa.
  4. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon in Washington. A U.S. airstrike targeting facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria appears to be a message to Tehran delivered by a new American administration still figuring out its approach to the Middle East.
  5. In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, file photo, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon, in Washington. Kirby announced late Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, that the U.S. military conducted airstrikes against facilities in eastern Syria that the Pentagon said were used by Iran-backed militia groups, in response to recent attacks against U.S. personnel in Iraq. Kirby said the action was authorized by President Joe Biden.
  6. In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. The Biden administration is expected to soon release an unclassified intelligence report establishing that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, directed the killing of the dissident U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
  7. MacDill Air Force Base on Tuesday dedicated a historic marker denoting the spot where the erased Port Tampa Cemetery was located.
  8. The nonprofit Veterans Florida, which offers a fellowship to get military veterans into agricultural fields, is now leading a Florida coalition to connect transitioning servicemembers to employers by promoting the Department of Defense SkillBridge program.
  9. In this Jan. 20, 2016, photo, John Weaver is shown on a campaign bus in Bow, N.H.
  10. Artist renderings of the new Lakeland VA clinic to be completed in 2024.
  11. The NFL teamed up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the week leading up to Super Bowl 55 to surprise and thank service members at MacDill Air Force Base.
  12. President Joe Biden smiles as he arrives to deliver remarks to State Department staff, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Washington.
  13. Sen. Audrey Gibson, D-Jacksonville
  14. About 600 members of the Florida National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to help secure the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20.
  15. In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington.  Right-wing extremism has previously mostly played out in isolated pockets of America or in smaller cities. In contrast, the deadly attack by rioters on the U.S. Capitol targeted the very heart of government. It brought together members of disparate groups, creating the opportunity for extremists to establish links with each other.
  16. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin stands by Monday as President Joe Biden prepares to sign an Executive Order reversing the Trump era ban on transgender individuals serving in military,
  17. Lauren Weiner, 47, is the chief executive officer of WWC Global, a major government contractor in Tampa which is one of local firms promoting the growth of government contracting work in the area. A recent Department of Defense report found that Florida ranked fourth among states in contract and payroll spending.
  18. Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police.
  19. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, right, greets Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist as he arrives at the Pentagon on Friday.
  20. President Joe Biden is looking for Lloyd Austin to restore stability atop the Pentagon, which went through two Senate-confirmed secretaries of defense and four who held the post on an interim basis during the Trump administration.
  21. The main entrance to MacDill Air Force Base.
  22. In this Jan. 6, 2021, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks from the Senate floor to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington.
  23. James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa has a women’s center with a dedicated entrance for women veterans and their families.
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