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Biden's national security Cabinet nominees face Senate tests

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden's national security Cabinet may be bare on Day One of his presidency, but an inauguration-eve spurt of Senate confirmation hearings...
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Pentagon chief says no intel on ‘insider threat' from 25,000 Nat Guard troops as military & FBI vet inauguration security detail

Pentagon chief says no intel on ‘insider threat' from 25,000 Nat Guard troops as military & FBI vet inauguration security detail

7 hours ago   |   RT

The acting head of the Pentagon has stressed that the thousands of National Guard troops stationed around the US capital do not pose an “insider threat,” rebuffing concerns of...
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Pentagon deploys active-duty troops to DC ahead of Biden inauguration

Pentagon deploys active-duty troops to DC ahead of Biden inauguration

11 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

The Pentagon has deployed 750 specially trained members of the US military - including bomb squads and trauma medics - to Washington, DC, amid security concerns over...
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Pentagon deploys hundreds of active-duty troops for inauguration security

Pentagon deploys hundreds of active-duty troops for inauguration security

13 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The Pentagon has authorized hundreds of active-duty troops to support enhanced security measures related to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, as local law enforcement...
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Gen. Milley key to military continuity as Biden takes office

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - In taking charge of a Pentagon battered by leadership churn, the Biden administration will look to one holdover as a source of military continuity: Gen. Mark...
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New Mexico National Guard troops fly to Washington D.C. ahead of inauguration

New Mexico National Guard troops fly to Washington D.C. ahead of inauguration

2 days ago   |   KOAT

The Pentagon opened the door to have up to 25,000 service members in D.C. for the presidential inauguration.
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How Neil Sheehan got the Pentagon Papers

How Neil Sheehan got the Pentagon Papers

2 days ago   |   Post Gazette

It was a story he had chosen not to tell - until 2015, when he sat for a four-hour interview, promised that this account would not be published while he was alive
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Pentagon Moves to Block Exam of Tortured Guantánamo Prisoner

3 days ago   |   NY Times

In his final days in office before a new administration takes over, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy changed a regulation to sidestep court rulings requiring the medical examination.
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Remembering Neil Sheehan, Vietnam War Correspondent Who Revealed The Pentagon Papers

3 days ago   |   NPR

Sheehan, who died Jan. 7, broke the story of the Pentagon Papers and wrote A Bright Shining Lie , a Pulitzer Prize-winning book about the Vietnam War. Originally broadcast in 1988.
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Oshkosh Defense Vehicle Has ‘Poor Reliability,' Tester Says

3 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The latest version of Oshkosh Corp.'s medium tactical military vehicle has been marred by “poor reliability and degraded functionality” that forced a halt in development...
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If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN's story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage... Read more ...

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First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

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Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

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