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Pentagon to provide 1,700 troops, aircraft and other support to Independence Day festivities

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The Pentagon will contribute 1,700 troops, aircraft for flyovers and other support as part of July 4th celebrations toned down from last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved a Department of the Interior request for DOD support to the 2020 Salute to America, according to a Pentagon media release.  […]