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Virus outbreak at Fort Bliss alarms New Mexico leaders


SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico congressional delegation is raising questions about a coronavirus outbreak among a group of Oregon Army National Guard soldiers who returned to their home base in El Paso, Texas, after being deployed to Kosovo earlier this year. In a letter to the Pentagon, the state’s senators and congressional members […]

Coronavirus outbreak reported at Al Jaber Air Base in Kuwait


Almost 30 U.S. personnel in Kuwait have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Defense Department official. Navy Capt. William Urban, a CENTCOM spokesman, would not release specific numbers, but confirmed the existence of a cluster of COVID-19 cases at Ahmad al-Jaber Air Base in a statement to Air Force Times. The outbreak was first […]