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Army 4-star will co-lead Manhattan Project-style effort to create and distribute COVID-19 vaccine

Kyle Rempfer

The general helming Army Materiel Command will co-lead the president’s effort to find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus by January 2021, President Donald Trump announced Friday.

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Selection boards to resume in July, Navy says

Diana Stancy Correll

The Navy will resume holding selection, advancement and continuation boards in Millington, Tennessee, starting July 1, a move that comes after the service announced in the spring that selection boards were postponed indefinitely.

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In a first, B-1s fly over Sweden for training

Stephen Losey

Two B-1B Lancer bombers from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota flew to the Nordic region of Europe Wednesday as part of a training mission with allies.

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Here are some new rules for relaxing stay-at-home policies on military installations

Meghann Myers

Almost two months after military installations around the world went into a partial lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, the Pentagon is issuing new guidance for local commanders in states where stay-at-home orders are gradually lifting.

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Spike Lee tackles Vietnam in new film about vets trying to retrieve remains of fellow soldier

J.D. Simkins

Academy Award-winning director Spike Lee is no stranger to using cinema as a platform to tackle controversial topics, and his new film slated to arrive in June on Netflix seems poised to deliver on that same formula.

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Woman hunting for sea glass in Alaska finds Navy dog tag lost during WWII

Howard Altman

For Kristin Brown, the history mystery began last October. She was combing Jewel Beach looking for ocean-weathered bits of frosted glass on the Kodiak, Alaska, strand. But what she found was far more unusual.

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Anti-microbial, machine washable face masks coming to soldiers to help protect against coronavirus

Kyle Rempfer

The Army has secured a contract for more than 180,000 face masks, so soldiers won’t have to permanently rely on ad-hoc items like neck gaiters and t-shirts, which may or may not effectively filter out coronavirus-sized particles.

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Someone taped Steve Carells picture over Space Force top officer at USAF museum

J.D. Simkins

Personnel may be scarce at the currently closed National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, but that didn’t stop one innovative hero from employing some arts and crafts merrymaking under a section of wall devoted to the United States Space Force chain of command.

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Watch WWII aircraft return to the skies to commemorate VE Day

Diana Stancy Correll

Historic World War II aircraft returned to the skies over Houston and Phoenix to honor the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.

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