On Saturday, as 300 planes were up in the air in key areas such as Syria, Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf, hundreds of seats at the combined air and space operations center at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar sat empty.
Beginning Jan. 1, lieutenant colonels on the centralized selection list will undergo a five-day audition at Fort Knox, Ky., through the Battalion Commander Assessment Program, the Army said in a statement Nov. 6.
The departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs said the number of veterans who are homeless fell by 2% between 2018 and 2019. That follows a decline of 5% from a year earlier and is down by almost 50% from 2009.
The soldiers — many of whom have jobs in interrogation, human intelligence and counterintelligence — noticed that the app's terms of service said it could collect substantial amounts of personal data, and that the developer has a presence overseas.