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Younger Military Personnel Reject Vaccine, in Warning for Commanders and the Nation

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WASHINGTON — Americans who go into the military understand the loss of personal liberty. Many of their daily activities are prescribed, as are their hairstyles,...
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After 10 Months at Sea, a Giant Carrier Returns to a Changed Nation

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ABOARD U.S.S. NIMITZ, off California — When this aircraft carrier and its city-size crew departed Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Wash., on April 27, George...
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Seeking Fresh Start With Iraq, Biden Avoids Setting Red Lines With Iran

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After a rocket attack that killed an American contractor in December 2019, the United States blamed Kataib Hezbollah, and bombed five of its bases. That...
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Promotions for Female Generals Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump’s Reaction

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WASHINGTON — Last fall, the Pentagon’s most senior leaders agreed that two top generals should be promoted to elite, four-star commands. For then-Defense Secretary Mark...
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Biden Freezes Trump’s Withdrawal of 12,000 Troops From Germany

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WASHINGTON — President Biden is freezing plans to withdraw 12,000 American troops from Germany, administration officials said on Thursday, and has ordered the Pentagon to...
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Lloyd Austin Tackles Military’s Sexual Assault Problem

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WASHINGTON — After years of failure to curb the scourge of sexual assault in the military, Lloyd J. Austin III, the new secretary of defense,...
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Biden Ends Military’s Transgender Ban, Part of Broad Discrimination Fight

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At the Pentagon, officials said they welcomed the action, and indicated that the department would begin implementing it quickly. “The department will immediately take appropriate...
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Five Takeaways From the Developing Space War Between China and the U.S.

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The stars of the new space age include not only famous entrepreneurs but a rising generation of dreamers and doers. Small companies, developing states and...