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The Air Force pushes off the start of its E-4B ‘Doomsday Plane’ replacement program

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WASHINGTON — The Air Force has paused its effort to replace the E-4B “Doomsday Plane,” as it considers a new acquisition approach, the service said Oct. 2 The service originally intended to issue a request for proposals for the Survivable Airborne Operations Center program in December, which would formally kick off a search for a […]

Pentagon pushes back on Russian claim that US to blame for military vehicles’ collision in Syria injuring 4 Americans

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Watch video of violent confrontation between U.S. and Russian troops in Syria. A Russian vehicle sideswiped a U.S. MRAP in a violent confrontation deep inside the Eastern Syria Donconfliction Zone, where Russian troops are not expected to be operating. Four U.S. troops suffered concussions. Officials from both countries are discussing the incident. U.S. and Russians […]

Pentagon pushes back on Russian claim that US to blame for military vehicles’ collision in Syria injuring 4 Americans

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Watch video of violent confrontation between U.S. and Russian troops in Syria. A Russian vehicle sideswiped a U.S. MRAP in a violent confrontation deep inside the Eastern Syria Donconfliction Zone, where Russian troops are not expected to be operating. Four U.S. troops suffered concussions. Officials from both countries are discussing the incident. U.S. and Russians […]

Senator pushes for hazard pay for guardsmen, active-duty troops on coronavirus response deployments

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One of the most prominent veterans serving in Congress is pushing her colleagues to approve hazard pay for troops working on the front lines of the coronavirus response, arguing the risk warrants that designation. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and a retired lieutenant colonel from the Iowa National Guard who served in the Middle East during […]

Senator pushes for hazard pay for guardsmen, active-duty troops on coronavirus response deployments

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One of the most prominent veterans serving in Congress is pushing her colleagues to approve hazard pay for troops working on the front lines of the coronavirus response, arguing the risk warrants that designation. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and a retired lieutenant colonel from the Iowa National Guard who served in the Middle East during […]