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US plans further troop reductions in Iraq by November


WASHINGTON — The United States plans to reduce its military force in Iraq from the current 5,200 to about 3,500 by November, U.S. officials said Friday. The cut would be in line with President Donald Trump’s repeated call to bring troops home and his reelection campaign pledge to end what he calls “endless wars.” The […]

Coronavirus could further delay Air Force PT testing past June


The Air Force might continue its coronavirus-driven suspension of fitness assessment testing past June. In March, the service cancelled all PT testing that was scheduled to take place through June, pushing those tests back six months. But more testing could be suspended. In a Thursday email, Air Force spokeswoman Capt. Carrie Volpe said that Air […]