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The Army doesn’t know how many extremists it has booted

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The Army can’t say how many soldiers have been kicked out for extremism in recent years, largely because those incidents are filed under the broad category of “misconduct” discharges, according to the service’s response to a Freedom of Information Act request. Army officials at the Pentagon did not have data that could shed light on […]

COVID-19 doesn’t stop Thanksgiving for troops overseas

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For troops overseas, it’s expected they won’t be coming home for Thanksgiving. Normally, deployed servicemembers are treated to feasts with their comrades. Turkeys and trimmings are typically shipped out each year in an effort to maintain morale. “Food is emotional, and this year more than ever, it’s so important that DLA Troop Support got the […]

Putin doesn’t rule out a future Russia-China military alliance

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MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now, but noted it could be forged in the future. Putin’s statement signaled deepening ties between Moscow and Beijing amid growing tensions in their relations with the United States. The Russian leader also made a strong call for […]

Putin doesn’t rule out a future Russia-China military alliance

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MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now, but noted it could be forged in the future. Putin’s statement signaled deepening ties between Moscow and Beijing amid growing tensions in their relations with the United States. The Russian leader also made a strong call for […]

Air Force doesn’t have enough drone pilots or sensor operators, GAO says

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The Air Force is facing an alarming shortage of pilots and sensor operators needed to fly its remotely piloted aircraft, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Thursday. This shortage in drone pilots and sensor ops is also making it harder for the Air Force to balance those airmen’s time engaging in combat […]