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31 Charged in Coast Guard Test-Fixing Scheme
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:25:01 GMT
The test score-fixing scheme allegedly took place over seven years at a United States Coast Guard exam center in Louisiana.
Soldiers on Combat Deployments, Pregnancy Profiles to Be Eligible for Temporary Promotions
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:27:39 GMT
A new policy will let soldiers on deployment or pregnancy-related profiles be temporarily promoted before completing PME.
Militant Convicted in Fatal Benghazi Attack Seeks New Trial
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:40:01 GMT
Ahmed Abu Khattala is serving a 22-year prison sentence after being convicted of multiple terrorism-related charges.
New Indictment Against Navy Officer Drops China Export Charge, Adds to Gun Crimes
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:10:01 GMT
Prosecutors have stopped trying to prove that an indicted Navy officer was part of a Chinese CEO's smuggling conspiracy.
Air Force Special Ops Must 'Ruthlessly' Cut Legacy Systems, 3-Star General Says
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:12:48 GMT
The Defense Department is predicting flat or declining budgets in future years.
Army Doubling Virtual Recruiting Events in Push to Outsmart the Pandemic
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:22:15 GMT
USAREC forged ahead into the world of virtual recruiting after the pandemic forced it to close its recruiting stations.
Taiwan's Leader Launches Production of Domestically Made Submarine
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:30:01 GMT
The move is part of the island's defense strategy at a time of elevated tensions with China.
Less Roast Turkey, More Shrimp: Here’s How Much Food Is Being Shipped to Deployed Troops for Thanksgiving
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:55:51 GMT
Planning began in early March, when America had fewer than 500 COVID-19 cases and toilet paper began flying off shelves.
In First, Air Force Flies B-1 Bomber with Externally Mounted Stealthy Cruise Missile
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:49:00 GMT
Members of the 412th Test Wing's 419th Flight Test Squadron, Global Power Combined Test Force, executed the proof-of-concept.
Trial Delayed Again for Woman Linked to Vanessa Guillen Slaying
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:15:01 GMT
Cecily Aguilar is accused of helping dismember and dispose of the Fort Hood soldier's remains.
Mattis Calls on Biden to Scrap 'America First' Policy, Slow Pullout from Afghanistan
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:37:48 GMT
The former SecDef published a piece in Foreign Affairs on Monday warning against abrupt departure from Afghanistan.
Research Delays Push Back VA Decision on New Agent Orange Conditions
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:19:47 GMT
34K Vietnam vets were exposed to herbicides and later diagnosed with bladder cancer, Parkinsonism or hypothyroidism.
Army’s Sci-Fi Infantry Goggles Change the Mechanics of Shooting, Soldiers Say
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:53:33 GMT
Soldiers offered feedback on the Army's futuristic new IVAS technology.
USS John S. McCain Challenges Russia's Claims to Peter The Great Bay in Sea Of Japan
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:55:40 GMT
The Navy sent another warship to challenge maritime claims in the Western Pacific
US Pullout in Afghanistan Will Empower the Taliban, HR McMaster Says
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:17:34 GMT
The plan will speed a Taliban takeover and renew risks of major terror attacks on the U.S. homeland, he said.
Navy Rear Admiral Visits Taiwan as Another US Warship Passes Through Strait: Report
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 17:15:15 GMT
Rear Adm. Michael Studemen's visit would not be the first by a high-ranking U.S. official to Taiwan this year.
For Now, US Troops Won't Be Required to Get New COVID-19 Vaccine
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 22:18:38 GMT
Preparations are underway across the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to receive doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Obama Gifted McRaven a Tape Measure for Overseeing Navy SEAL Raid on Bin Laden
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:29:36 GMT
Both the former president and the retired admiral recounted the inside joke in their respective memoirs.
First Soldiers Graduate Basic Training in WWII Throwback Uniform
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:28:53 GMT
New soldiers at Fort Sill were the first to graduate Army Basic Combat Training wearing the service's new Army Greens.
Why Ketamine Could Be the All-in-One Solution to Curb Veteran Suicide Rates
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:16:38 GMT
Any mental health consequence our society is suffering unfortunately affects our military population to a greater degree.

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