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January 28, 2014 at 7:36am

Tuesday Morning Joe: Major cybersecurity issues, Super Bowl air security, Instagram presidential selfies...

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DoD test report warns of major cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

Last night, the Pentagon confirmed the ship assigned to destroy Syria's chemical weapons had left Virginia and was headed to the Italian port of Gioia Tauro.

An upcoming Anglo-French summit could breathe fresh life into a bilateral defense relationship seen as faded, with industry waiting to hear if there is progress on an anti-ship missile and a future combat drone for the two nations.

New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte is warning the Air Force that any attempt to cut the A-10 in 2014 may violate the law, a clear warning shot at the service as it prepares to release its 2015 budget.

A key congressional panel has finally removed obstacles to the White House's plan to sell 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Iraq, along with spare parts and maintenance, in a massive $6.2 billion deal.

In the future the Army will need to get to the battlefield more quickly, with fewer troops - some replaced by unmanned systems - and with lighter, more mobile equipment than available.

A major F-16 upgrade program is likely to be left out of the president's fiscal 2015 budget request.

A Navy officer poised to become the service's first woman and the military's first African-American woman to achieve four-star rank will be a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama tonight as President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address.

Marine officials are uncertain whether women will be required to perform pullups with the development of new service-wide fitness standards.

Super Bowl preparations include air defense exercise.

If the Army is going to keep up with military readiness pressures while also seeing a reduction in troop size and stagnant budgets, then it's going to need more cutting-edge videogames.

Tom Tarantino has risen through the ranks over the past six years to become the Washington office for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America's chief policy officer, as the advocacy group itself has grown from 15 to about 50 employees in both New York and Washington.

Army vet, folk singer Pete Seeger dies in New York.

Book claims Hitler escaped to Brazil and died in 1984.

Genius man used one first class airplane ticket to eat free for a year.

Quentin Tarantino has sued Gawker over leaking a script he wrote.

J.J. Abrams talks to the UK Telegraph about Star Wars.

The Atlantic revisits terrible trailers for now-classic movies.

Instagram user reenacts presidential portraits, redeems the selfie.

Don't look too long or you're going to start seeing stuff that's not actually there.

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