The first litter of semi-autonomous robot dogs arrived at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to provide extra security at the base, according to a DOD story. They are the first of their kind at any installation.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has named Maj. Gen. William Walker, the head of the D.C. National Guard, to be the House’s top security officer, Politico reports. Walker will be the House’s first Black sergeant-of-arms.

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Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anabel Del Valle