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US orders 60-day freeze on overseas troop movements due to coronavirus outbreak

14 days ago   |   By WYFF

The freeze-in-place order will affect 90,000 expected scheduled deployments, including both troops scheduled to return home and troops scheduled to deploy overseas.
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US defense secretary issues order halting all travel & movement overseas for up to 60 days, Afghanistan withdrawal will proceed

US defense secretary issues order halting all travel & movement overseas for up to 60 days, Afghanistan withdrawal will proceed

14 days ago   |   By RT

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has put forth a stop movement order halting all travel overseas for officials, but he insists the Afghanistan withdrawal will continue as planned.
Esper has told Reuters the stop movement order is in place for US troops, civilian personnel and their families, but Afghanistan movements will be an exception. The order is meant to help stop the spread of the coronavirus within the military's ranks.
Esper told Reuters that there would exceptions, like the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan, which will continue. - Idrees Ali March 25, 2020
The US military had...
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Pentagon orders halt to overseas movement for U.S. forces for up to 60 days over coronavirus

Pentagon orders halt to overseas movement for U.S. forces for up to 60 days over coronavirus

14 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Mark Esper has issued a stop movement order to the U.S. military halting all travel and movement abroad for up to 60 days in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus through the ranks, Esper told Reuters on Wednesday.
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Pentagon orders halt to all overseas movement for U.S. forces for up to 60 days over coronavirus

14 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has issued a stop movement order halting all travel and movement abroad for up to 60 days in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus through the ranks of the military, Esper told Reuters on Wednesday.
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