Category Archives: White

White House announces slew of new national security nominees

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration continues to flesh out its national security team, with four new Pentagon nominees and a pair of top state nominees named Friday afternoon. After a three month stretch with no nominations, the White House has now announced its intent to nominate 12 Pentagon officials in the last 20 days. It […]

White Fort Jackson soldier charged in altercation with a Black man to be prosecuted in civilian courts

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A white Fort Jackson soldier charged in connection with an April 12th altercation with a Black man will be prosecuted by the civilian justice system before the military justice system gets involved, the South Carolina post’s commanding general said Friday. Sgt. First Class Jonathan Pentland, the Army non-commissioned officer shown confronting a Black man walking […]

White House: North Korea conducted short-range missile test

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WASHINGTON — North Korea fired short-range missiles this past weekend, just days after the sister of Kim Jong Un threatened the United States and South Korea for holding joint military exercises. The missile tests were confirmed by two senior Biden administration officials who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity. They come as North Korea has […]

White House warns of military response to rocket attack on Iraq base hosting US troops

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WASHINGTON — The White House warned that the U.S. may consider a military response to the rocket attack that hit an air base in western Iraq where American and coalition troops are housed. A U.S. contractor died after at least 10 rockets slammed into the base early Wednesday. No one claimed responsibility for the attack, […]

White House warns of military response to rocket attack on Iraq base hosting US troops

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WASHINGTON — The White House warned that the U.S. may consider a military response to the rocket attack that hit an air base in western Iraq where American and coalition troops are housed. A U.S. contractor died after at least 10 rockets slammed into the base early Wednesday. No one claimed responsibility for the attack, […]

White House warns of military response to rocket attack on Iraq base hosting US troops

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WASHINGTON — The White House warned that the U.S. may consider a military response to the rocket attack that hit an air base in western Iraq where American and coalition troops are housed. A U.S. contractor died after at least 10 rockets slammed into the base early Wednesday. No one claimed responsibility for the attack, […]

White troops, especially women, tend to have more mental health concerns, report finds

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While civilians and troops have similar behavioral health concerns across racial, ethnic, gender and sexual-orientation groups, a recent RAND study found that white service members are more likely to have behavioral health troubles than their non-white counterparts, the opposite of what civilian research shows. The DoD-sponsored study sought to compare the behavioral health of minority […]

White Army vet charged in December shooting of a Black girl at Iowa Trump rally

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A white military veteran shot and wounded a 15-year-old girl when he fired his gun into a car carrying four Black teenagers during a tense confrontation at a rally in support of President Donald Trump near the Iowa Capitol last month. Michael McKinney, 25, is charged with attempted murder in […]

White House recognizes November as Veterans and Military Families month

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The White House over the weekend issued its annual proclamation declaring all of November as a month to honor American veterans and military families, in advance of the traditional Veterans Day commemorations planned for Nov. 11. This year’s message took a more political tone than those of past years, with President Donald Trump touting administration […]

White House recognizes November as Veterans and Military Families month

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The White House over the weekend issued its annual proclamation declaring all of November as a month to honor American veterans and military families, in advance of the traditional Veterans Day commemorations planned for Nov. 11. This year’s message took a more political tone than those of past years, with President Donald Trump touting administration […]