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New in 2021: Blue Angels to start flying F/A-18 Super Hornets

Diana Stancy Correll

The Blue Angels will start flying F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter jets in 2021, replacing the legacy F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets that the flight demonstration team has flown for 34 years.

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Entire DC Guard, plus 500 from MD and others from VA, activated after pro-Trump protestors storm Capitol

Meghann Myers and Davis Winkie

More than 1,000 District of Columbia National Guard troops have been ordered to report to their armory after pro-Trump protestors pushed through police barricades and broke through windows to swarm the building as senators met to certify the 2020 election.

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Military absentee ballots are still being counted in Georgia Senate runoff races

Karen Jowers

It’s unlikely that military and overseas absentee ballots will be a factor in the results of the Georgia Senate runoff races, but they will still be counted through the end of the day Friday.

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A Fort Lee instructor is the 15th service member, 2nd active-duty soldier, to die from COVID-19

Meghann Myers

An Army senior noncommissioned officer based at Fort Lee, Va., is the third active-duty service member to die after contracting the novel coronavirus, an Army spokesman confirmed to Military Times.

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Defense Department must determine the threat from quantum computers

Andrew Eversden

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Defense must determine the national security threat posed by quantum computing, as part of the new annual defense policy law.

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DoD SkillBridge: The best military transition program you didn’t know existed

Harm Venhuizen

When separating from the military, it’s not uncommon for servicemembers to discover gaps between their resume and the civilian job they want.

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Most feds to get expanded leave carryover under OPM guidance

Jessie Bur

All federal employees who are eligible to receive additional leave carryover from 2020 to 2021 under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021 are entitled to receive that leave, acting Office of Personnel Management Director Michael Rigas informed agency heads Jan. 5.

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After a years-long fight, veterans will see new medical malpractice protections

Leo Shane III

Veterans Affairs officials will have to provide basic legal advice to veterans who file medical malpractice claims and provide information on local staffing issues as part of new legislation signed into law this week.

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New law expands VA loan eligibility for Guard, COVID-19 vets

Davis Winkie

Early career National Guard troops who supported COVID-19 response this year may soon be eligible for Veterans Affairs home loan benefits, thanks to a provision in this year’s Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act.

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