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These are the Army bases that could have their Confederate names replaced

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The congressional naming commission which was set up to remove Confederate names from military bases has unveiled proposals to rename nine bases on Tuesday. The proposed names include women, African-American, Nativ...

NATO won’t seek military bases, nuclear weapons in Finland, PM says

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Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin made the announcement to an Italian newspaper on Thursday, days after Finland formally requested membership in NATO. "There isn't even interest [within NATO] to put nuclear weapons ...

Angels intentionally walk Rangers’ Corey Seager with bases loaded

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Announcers noted that Seager got the "Barry Bonds treatment" when Angels manager Joe Maddon made the intentional walk call with the bases loaded, just the third time that's happened in the majors since at least 1950....

MLB tests pitch clock, anti-shift, bigger bases in minors

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . MLB announced a slate of rules trials Monday, including updates to the Automated Ball-Strike System (ABS) and a ban on infield shifts, that will expand on several experiments fro...

Pentagon to build up US bases in Guam and Australia to meet China challenge

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The Pentagon will focus on building up bases in Guam and Australia to better prepare the US military to counter China, a senior defense official said on Monday. The moves have been prompted by the Department of Defe...

Race wasn’t a ‘meaningful category of division’ on military bases: Coglianese

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"Everyone hung out together. It was very integrated because we had a common life experience, which is that our fathers or our mothers, in fewer cases, were in the United States Marine Corps." MARINE CORPS WILL REINVE...

DHS: Hundreds of Afghan evacuees are leaving military bases in the US without completing resettlement

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Reuters reported that more than 700 "independent departures" of Afghan evacuees have occurred since they arrived in the United States, further complicating the resettlement and transition process. Afghans leaving the...

Blinken blasted over Afghan evacuees reportedly hiring Uber to leave US military bases

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Blinken blasted over Afghan evacuees hiring Uber to leave US military basesA Tennessee Republican who is also an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran sent a letter to the State Department this week, demanding answers aft...

Psaki defends not allowing charter flights from Afghanistan to land at US bases

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According to Psaki, the Biden administration continues to "press the Taliban" over the issue of evacuation flights, many of which contain Americans, not being allowed to leave Afghanistan. "We don't have a role in pr...

Pentagon opens up more military bases in US to hold up to 50,000 Afghans

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Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said the U.S. is opening up Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia, Fort Pickett in Virginia and Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico to provide support to the U.S. mission to evacu...

Loaisiga leaves bases loaded in 7th, Yanks beat Red Sox 5-3

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Loaisiga pitched a perfect sixth before Boston loaded the bases with no outs in the seventh on three singles — two of them soft, well-placed grounders. Pinch-hitter Travis Shaw lined out to left in his first at-bat s...

Iraq, Syria bases housing US troops attacked, 3 injured

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The spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition Col. Wayne Marotto said that at around 12:30 p.m. Al-Assad Air Base in western Iraq was attacked by 14 rockets that landed on the base and perimeter. He said that Force Protec...

Pentagon won’t change policy to allow Pride flag to be flown at military bases

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The Department of Defense will "maintain existing policy for the display of unofficial flags" and "not grant an exception to display the Pride flag" at military bases, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said in a stateme...

Army bases offering vaccine incentives but no military-wide policy for now

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At least three Army bases are now offering incentives for soldiers to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, including additional days off, gym access and reduced movement restrictions. Near Seattle, Joint Base Lewis-McChord...

Concerns over leaving US bases in Afghanistan on China’s ‘western flank’

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"We are hopeful that the Afghan security forces will play a major role in stopping the Taliban," Austin said, but admitted, "This will be a challenge for them."  It was the first time the two appeared together at a p...

Frustration grows at US military bases overseas over slow pace of vaccine rollout

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Washington Many members of the American military and their family members stationed outside the US are growing increasingly frustrated at the pace of the coronavirus vaccine rollout on overseas bases which is lagging...

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