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VA’s active coronavirus cases jump to more than 10,000

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Active coronavirus cases among Department of Veterans Affairs patients reached their 14th consecutive day of record-high levels over the weekend, surpassing 10,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Before November, the total active cases spread across the department’s medical centers had not gone above 6,400 at any point since the first […]

Navy unveils active duty E-7 selections

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The Navy has released its promotion lists for active duty E-7 for fiscal year 2021. The E-7 selection board was initially postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but kicked off in October in Millington, Tennessee. The Navy has guaranteed that those selected for promotion will be assigned the original date of rank and […]

VA’s active coronavirus cases jump to more than 10,000

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Active coronavirus cases among Department of Veterans Affairs patients reached their 14th consecutive day of record-high levels over the weekend, surpassing 10,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Before November, the total active cases spread across the department’s medical centers had not gone above 6,400 at any point since the first […]

Father and son, both active duty officers, graduate Ranger School exactly 35 years apart

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It’s been 35 years since Chaplain (Maj.) Charlie Shields earned his Ranger tab as a young private. In the time since, he’s served in some of the Army’s top units. His achievements include service as a noncommissioned officer in the 75th Ranger Regiment, becoming a long-range surveillance team leader, and returning to the Army as […]

Navy unveils new active duty, reserve officer promotions

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The Navy unveiled active duty and reserve officer promotions for captains, commanders, lieutenant commanders and lieutenants earlier this month. Some of the selection board results were delayed because of complications stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and are pending approval, the Navy said in a NAVADMIN released on Oct. 23. For active-duty officers, the delays include […]

Active coronavirus cases among VA patients up more than 70 percent in 30 days

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Active coronavirus cases among Veterans Affairs patients are up more than 70 percent in the last month and now sit at their highest level since early August, according to data released by the department this week. As of Tuesday night, more than 4,700 patients were dealing with active cases of the virus, which has sickened […]

Active coronavirus cases among VA patients up more than 70 percent in 30 days

Active coronavirus cases among Veterans Affairs patients are up more than 70 percent in the last month and now sit at their highest level since early August, according to data released by the department this week. As of Tuesday night, more than 4,700 patients were dealing with active cases of the virus, which has sickened […]

Active coronavirus cases among VA patients increasing in October

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Active coronavirus cases among Veterans Affairs patients topped 4,000 cases for the third consecutive day on Tuesday, potentially signaling another spike in illnesses within the department’s medical system in coming weeks. However, VA officials said they are not concerned about the recent rise, saying that the hospitalization rate among those patients is “at their lowest […]

Active coronavirus cases among VA patients increasing in October

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Active coronavirus cases among Veterans Affairs patients topped 4,000 cases for the third consecutive day on Tuesday, potentially signaling another spike in illnesses within the department’s medical system in coming weeks. However, VA officials said they are not concerned about the recent rise, saying that the hospitalization rate among those patients is “at their lowest […]

VA’s active coronavirus cases decline, but deaths continue to mount

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Active coronavirus cases in the Veterans Affairs health care system are at their lowest levels in nearly three months, but the department remains on pace to add another 600 deaths from the illness by the end of the month. As of Monday evening, VA officials reported 2,945 active cases of coronavirus at 135 medical centers […]