trans military
5 months ago
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Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon will let transgender individuals serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
Draft
7 months ago
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Senate panel says women should register for military draft

A Senate panel is seconding the call for women to register for a military draft.
Kunduz hospital bombing site (Source: MGN)
7 months ago
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Pentagon says deadly Kunduz bombing not a war crime

The Pentagon today released a 3,000-page report on the investigation into a deadly U.S. airstrike last October that obliterated a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing 42 people and wounding dozens more.
U.S. troops will stay in the Philippines through the end of the month.
8 months ago
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US to keep 300 troops in Philippines through end of month

The U.S. says it will be keeping nearly 300 troops, including Air Force commandos armed with combat aircraft and helicopters, in the Philippines through the end of the month.
troops
8 months ago
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US to beef up military presence in Europe

U.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe.
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10 months ago
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Pentagon to present plan for closing Guantanamo

The Pentagon is set to present to Congress Tuesday its much-anticipated and detailed plan for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo meeting a deadline set by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
troops
1 year ago
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Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

The Associated Press has learned that Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.
anthrax cdc
2 years ago
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Pentagon mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs and overseas U.S. base

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it's investigating what the Pentagon calls an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories.
Seymour Johnson Air Force Base changes command
3 years ago
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Seymour Johnson Air Force Base changes command

The Air Force's first female commander of a combat fighter wing is leaving Seymour Johnson Air Force Base for a prestigious Pentagon slot.
Camp Lejeune Marines train, prepare for amphibious emergency
3 years ago
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Camp Lejeune Marines train, prepare for amphibious emergency

Members of the Marine Corps Combat Logistics Battalion 24 are training to support civilian authorities in the event of a state or national emergency.