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Medical-grade masks will be required across Germany starting Monday, but different states have different rules and military officials haven’t said if the new requirements will apply on U.S. bases.



COVID-19 vaccination underway for US military in Afghanistan

Doses of the Moderna vaccine arrived in theater Jan. 17 and inoculation began the next day, U.S. Forces – Afghanistan said.


Video of National Guard troops in DC shows protocol, not protest

A YouTube video titled “Military turns backs to Joe Biden’s motorcade” drew controversy for showing some National Guard members facing away from President Joe Biden's motorcade the morning of his inauguration.


‘Eagle Down’ examines the secretive role of US Special Forces in Afghanistan

What exactly was the U.S. military doing in Afghanistan? That question lies at the heart of a new book that focuses on the opaque role U.S. Special Operations Forces have played in the country over the past five years.




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Episode 2: Dealing with extremism in the military

Extremism in the military is an old problem, and it remains a problem. In this episode of Military Matters, co-host Jack Murphy talks with Shannon Foley Martinez about how she got in the white power movement, how she get out and how extremism can be a magnet for the military.


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Jill Biden thanks Guard members with chocolate chip cookies

New first lady Jill Biden took an unannounced detour to the U.S. Capitol on Friday to deliver baskets of chocolate chip cookies to National Guard members, thanking them “for keeping me and my family safe.”


Here’s what you need to know about Germany’s new face mask rules

Medical-grade masks will be required across Germany starting Monday, but different states have different rules and military officials haven’t said if the new requirements will apply on U.S. bases.


‘Eagle Down’ examines the secretive role of US Special Forces in Afghanistan

What exactly was the U.S. military doing in Afghanistan? That question lies at the heart of a new book that focuses on the opaque role U.S. Special Operations Forces have played in the country over the past five years.


AFRICOM launches airstrike in Somalia shortly after troop pullout

AFRICOM said it bombed and destroyed an al-Shabab compound in southern Somalia on Monday, which came after attempts by the militants to target Somalia’s military leaders.


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Jill Biden thanks Guard members with chocolate chip cookies

New first lady Jill Biden took an unannounced detour to the U.S. Capitol on Friday to deliver baskets of chocolate chip cookies to National Guard members, thanking them “for keeping me and my family safe.”


Here’s what you need to know about Germany’s new face mask rules

Medical-grade masks will be required across Germany starting Monday, but different states have different rules and military officials haven’t said if the new requirements will apply on U.S. bases.


‘Eagle Down’ examines the secretive role of US Special Forces in Afghanistan

What exactly was the U.S. military doing in Afghanistan? That question lies at the heart of a new book that focuses on the opaque role U.S. Special Operations Forces have played in the country over the past five years.


AFRICOM launches airstrike in Somalia shortly after troop pullout

AFRICOM said it bombed and destroyed an al-Shabab compound in southern Somalia on Monday, which came after attempts by the militants to target Somalia’s military leaders.



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Mass. VA facility disposes of nearly 2,000 COVID vaccine doses after freezer was accidentally unplugged

The Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center was forced to dispose of nearly 2,000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine after the plug to the freezer was accidentally loosened by a cleaning contractor, the Boston Globe reported.



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Fort Hood’s top enlisted soldier cleared by investigation, will return to work

The investigation into the behavior of Command Sgt. Maj. Arthur "Cliff" Burgoyne III began last month after he allegedly spoke to subordinates in a manner that wasn’t appropriate of a corps-level noncommissioned officer.


Coast Guard rescues hiker who fell 50 feet down Southern Oregon cliff

A helicopter crew from the Coast Guard’s North Bend sector lowered a rescue swimmer to give the hiker immediate medical care. Because of challenging weather and difficult terrain, they waited several hours to hoist her out of the area.


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Fort Hood’s top enlisted soldier cleared by investigation, will return to work

The investigation into the behavior of Command Sgt. Maj. Arthur "Cliff" Burgoyne III began last month after he allegedly spoke to subordinates in a manner that wasn’t appropriate of a corps-level noncommissioned officer.


Coast Guard rescues hiker who fell 50 feet down Southern Oregon cliff

A helicopter crew from the Coast Guard’s North Bend sector lowered a rescue swimmer to give the hiker immediate medical care. Because of challenging weather and difficult terrain, they waited several hours to hoist her out of the area.



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NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workers

The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.


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NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workers

The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.