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Of the 23 Morgan County, Alabama men killed during the Vietnam War, only the body of Air Force Lt. Col. Ralph Pattillo was never returned home. A marker in memory of Pattillo sits above an empty grave at the Hartselle City Cemetery.


US bases in Yokosuka, Misawa announce new coronavirus cases as Tokyo’s numbers remain steady

Both the coronavirus cases the U.S. military in Japan reported Friday were people already in quarantine.


18 people file claims against federal government for chemical exposure at former George AFB

At least 18 people, most of whom are military dependents, allege in recently filed federal claims they suffer from leukemia, Parkinson’s disease and other serious ailments as a result of exposure to at least 67 different toxic chemicals at the former George Air Force Base.

Wright-Patterson lab leads COVID testing for Department of Defense

Since mid-March, the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Epidemiology Lab has tested 120,648 specimens for SARS-CoV-2 testing purposes. The current mean turnaround time for testing is 19.1 hours, a Wright-Patterson spokesman said.


US military in Japan reports a single new coronavirus case; Army permits public transportation

A person from Yokota Air Base tested positive for coronavirus at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo after returning from travel abroad.


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