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AUSA: Highlights from the US Army’s annual conference

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WASHINGTON ― Even an ongoing pandemic can’t stop the U.S. Army’s largest conference. The Association of the United States Army held its annual summit virtually this year from Oct. 13-16. Pentagon officials, service leaders and defense industry representatives gathered online to discuss the state of the Army. This included updates for industry, changes for personnel, […]

Annual training in South Korea expected to continue next week: Yonhap

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Annual training with South Korea is expected to begin next week despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Yonhap News Agency is reporting. It’s another step toward having South Korea take over the primary leadership role from the U.S. for wartime operations on the peninsula, following 65 years of American control. The computer-simulated command post exercise will […]

Annual training in South Korea expected to continue next week: Yonhap

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Annual training with South Korea is expected to begin next week despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Yonhap News Agency is reporting. It’s another step toward having South Korea take over the primary leadership role from the U.S. for wartime operations on the peninsula, following 65 years of American control. The computer-simulated command post exercise will […]

This week in Congress: The annual marathon mark-up of military budget policy

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This week’s short congressional schedule will feature one of the longest hearings of the year: the annual mark-up of the defense authorization bill by the House Armed Services Committee. The massive military budget policy measure, which has passed through Congress for the last 59 consecutive years, already includes a 3 percent pay raise for troops […]

This year’s annual Memorial Day motorcycle ride will be quieter than past rallies, but not silent

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As he has for the last 22 consecutive years, Francis “Mac” MacDonald is planning to make a noisy motorcycle ride around Washington, D.C. again this Memorial Day weekend, showing off his military patches and hoping to remind passer-bys who the weekend is meant to honor. But on this year’s ride, he’ll have a few hundred […]