Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding World Water Day and the White House Water Summit held today:

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Today’s abhorrent attacks in Brussels are an assault against the Belgian people and the very heart of Europe. Our thoughts are with all those in Brussels, including the injured and the loved ones of those who were killed, and with the first responders and security personnel who are working tirelessly to keep Brussels safe.

Washington, DC - President Obama’s trip to Cuba marks a historic milestone in the normalization process between the United States and Cuba.  Since President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced that the two countries would initiate a new era of relations 15 months ago, we have expanded cooperation across a range of areas for the benefit of the citizens of both the United States and Cuba.  We are advancing our shared interests and working together on complex issues that for too long defined – and divided – our relationship. 

Millington, Tennessee - In an effort to improve support for dual military families, Navy Personnel Command updated the current collocation policy. These changes are reflected in the new MILPERSMAN 1300-1000, which was released on March 12.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry, at the request of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, met with the parties negotiating a peace agreement for Colombia this afternoon in Havana, Cuba. The Secretary first met with the Colombian government's negotiating team and then with the FARC negotiating team.

Ann Arbor, Michigan - An international team of engineers and biologists will gain unprecedented insights into how birds fly so efficiently and then turn that knowledge to building unmanned aircraft with shapeshifting wings.