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Pentagon police officer charged in shooting deaths last week may face new charges over a 2020 incident

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The Pentagon police officer who was charged with two counts of murder Friday may be facing charges related to an incident in 2020 in which he pointed a shotgun at a woman's face, authorities said. Takoma Park, Maryl...

Pentagon police officer arrested on murder charges after off-duty fatal shooting

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David Hall Dixon told investigators he thought the victims, Dominique Williams, 32, and James Johnson, 38, were breaking into a car and tried to intervene. In addition to second-degree murder and reckless endangermen...

Two people shot and killed by an off-duty Pentagon police officer are identified by authorities

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Police have identified the two people shot and killed Wednesday by an off-duty federal officer in Takoma Park, Maryland. The officer believed they were breaking into a car, according to the authorities. Dominique Wi...

Off-duty Pentagon police officer shot and killed two people he believed were breaking into a car, police say

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An off-duty federal police officer shot and killed two people he believed had broken into a car in Maryland on Wednesday morning, according to local authorities. The incident happened at about 5 a.m. in the parking ...

Pentagon could open itself to costly litigation from contractors if US pulls out Afghanistan this year

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Despite the signing of the Doha agreement last February that called for a full drawdown of US troops and personnel from Afghanistan by May 1, the Department of Defense issued nearly a billion dollars in contracts to...

Pentagon approves HHS request to house migrant children at 2 military bases

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The Pentagon on Wednesday approved a request from the Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily house unaccompanied migrant children at two Texas military bases. At Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, chi...

Biden’s pick for top Pentagon policy job apologizes for past tweets at confirmation hearing

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President Joe Biden's nominee to become the top policy official at the Pentagon, Colin Kahl, apologized to Republican senators for using "sometimes disrespectful" language in tweets criticizing several Trump adminis...

DC National Guard commander says ‘unusual’ Pentagon restrictions slowed response to Capitol riot

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The commanding general of the Washington, DC, National Guard testified Wednesday that he did not need authorization from Pentagon leaders before deploying troops in response to protests at the nation's capital last ...

First on CNN: Rep. Ronny Jackson made sexual comments, drank alcohol and took Ambien while working as White House physician, Pentagon watchdog finds

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The Department of Defense inspector general has issued a scathing review of Rep. Ronny Jackson during his time serving as the top White House physician, concluding that he made "sexual and denigrating" comments abou...

Defense Secretary dismisses hundreds of members of Pentagon advisory boards including late Trump picks

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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has dismissed hundreds of members of 42 Pentagon advisory boards, including controversial late appointments by the Trump administration, as the Pentagon announced a review of the board...

Pentagon close to reaching agreement to provide around 450,000 Covid-19 vaccinations a day

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The Pentagon and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are negotiating the final terms of an agreement that could see the military provide around 450,000 Covid-19 vaccinations a day. The figure is included in a dr...

Pentagon won’t commit to Afghanistan troop withdrawal by May, says Taliban are not honoring commitments to US

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The Pentagon said Thursday that the Biden administration would not commit to a full drawdown of troops from Afghanistan by May because the Taliban have not honored the commitments they made in their deal with the Un...

Trump’s Pentagon chief says he ‘cannot wait to leave’ his job

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Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller, who will leave office in less than a week. stated that he 'cannot wait to leave this job," according to a transcript released by the Department of Defense. The admis...

Pentagon approves DC mayor’s request to deploy National Guard for upcoming demonstrations

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Washington Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller on Monday approved a request from the mayor of Washington to deploy DC National Guard forces to the city to support local authorities during demonstrations sched...

Pentagon under pressure from Trump administration to split NSA and Cyber Command

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The Trump administration is pushing to make major adjustments to the Pentagon organizations charged with cybersecurity and signals intelligence, according to a US defense official. The proposal, first reported by De...

Pentagon and Veterans Affairs preparing to get and administer Covid vaccine

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The Department of Defense is set to receive the coronavirus vaccine directly from the companies that manufacture it once it is approved for use, and will administer it to DOD personnel, a US official tells CNN. At t...

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