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Biden to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by 9/11

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by 9/11 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden is pushing forward with the Trump administration’s plan to pull the final U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by September 11. CBS News......

Defense secretary announces increase to US military presence in Germany

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The US will permanently station “approximately 500 additional US personnel in the Wiesbaden area” of Germany and will be on the ground “as early as fall,” Austin said during a news conference in Berlin. “This planned increase in US......

Bergdahl enters no plea before military judge

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Bergdahl enters no plea before military judge – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faced a military judge where he entered no plea on charges relating to his alleged desertion in Afghanistan. CBS News Correspondent Manuel Bojorquez......

Analysis: Russian military buildup raises stakes as fighting in Ukraine intensifies

Reuters
MOSCOW/KYIV/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Dozens of troop carriers and missile launchers sit on flatbed wagons lining up along tracks running through southern Russia, in a region bordering Ukraine. A still image from video shows tanks and military vehicles in Maslovka, Voronezh Region, Russia April 6, 2021. Video taken April 6, 2021.......

National Guard urges U.S. to follow health measures as military races to vaccinate population

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Nathan Korta, medical technician with Joint Task Force Steelhead’s mobile vaccination team, administers the COVID-19 vaccine to an Orcas Island resident, March 2, 2021, Orcas Island, Washington. Senior Airman Mckenzie Airhart | U.S. Air National......

Israel-Iran Sea Skirmishes Escalate as Mine Damages Iranian Military Ship

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here An Iranian military vessel stationed in the Red Sea was damaged by an apparent Israeli mine attack on Tuesday in an escalation of the shadowy naval skirmishing that has characterized the two adversaries’ exchanges in recent years. The......

Navy corpsman suspected of shooting 2 victims is dead at Maryland military lab site

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Military Personnel stand guard outside the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images A Navy hospital corpsman suspected of shooting and critically wounding two people at a Maryland office......

States up security at military recruitment centers with armed guards

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here States up security at military recruitment centers with armed guards – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker issued an executive order Tuesday to allow its National Guard to carry firearms while on duty at recruitment centers.......

Myanmar protesters defy military as internet curbs test resolve

Reuters
(Reuters) – Demonstrators in Myanmar held protests demanding the restoration of Aung San Suu Kyi government on Monday and called for more coordinated nationwide dissent, defying the military’s moves to suppress attempts to rally opposition to its two-month rule. FILE PHOTO: Villagers attend a protest against the military coup, in......

Military Closes Failing Facility at Guantánamo Bay to Consolidate Prisoners

New York Times
Major McElwain declined to say how much the consolidation cost. Over time, he said, the move would most likely mean a reduction in troops from the 1,500 mostly National Guard members who primarily serve nine-month tours of duty at the detention operation, which has been estimated to cost $13 million......

Australia calls on Myanmar military to release Australian economic adviser

Reuters
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia called on Friday for Myanmar’s ruling military to immediately release an Australian economic adviser to the deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been detained for two months. Sean Turnell, a professor of economics at Macquarie University in Sydney who has been advising Suu Kyi......

Brazil names new military chiefs amid tensions with Bolsonaro

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BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazil’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday named new commanders of its armed forces, a day after the previous three chiefs were sacked as part of President Jair Bolsonaro’s unprecedented attempt to meddle in the military. Paulo Sergio Nogueira de Oliveira will take over the army, Almir Garnier the navy......

Brazil to replace military chiefs after Bolsonaro sparks political crisis

Reuters
By Lisandra Paraguassu, Gabriel Stargardter BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Brazil will replace the three heads of its armed forces, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, as Latin America’s biggest nation, already roiled by the pandemic, faced a growing crisis between President Jair Bolsonaro and the military. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President......

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