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INDOPACOM bans non-essential travel to South Korea after US service member diagnosed with coronavirus
US. Indo-Pacific Command has restricted all non-essential travel to South Korea a day after a U.S. service member there tested positive for the coronavirus in the military’s first confirmed case,...
US Forces Korea on high alert for coronavirus after dependent tests positive
U.S. military forces in South Korea aren’t taking any chances after the widow of a retired soldier tested positive for the coronavirus, the first US Forces Korea-related individual to do...
300+ Americans, 14 with coronavirus, flown to US military bases after quarantine in Japan
The new arrivals will be taken into another two-week quarantine.
The Pentagon’s defense spending request contains its largest R&D budget in 70 years to counter Russia and China
The defense spending request contains the Pentagon's largest research and development budget in 70 years, a senior defense official said, as the military aims to build next generation capabilities to...
US charges four Chinese military hackers in 2017 Equifax breach
The United States has charged four Chinese military hackers in the 2017 breach of the Equifax credit reporting agency that affected nearly 150 million American citizens, Attorney General William Barr...
Zumba, boxing, and filing taxes — Here’s how Americans quarantined over Coronavirus are staying busy
You gotta do whatcha gotta do.
1,000 US citizens to be quarantined at four stateside military bases due to the Wuhan coronavirus
These latest evacuees are in addition to the 200 U.S. citizens who have already been evacuated from Wuhan, China, to March Air Reserve Base, California.
Commander of US troops in the Pacific bans travel to China due to Wuhan coronavirus outbreak
Following on a coronavirus directive issued earlier by Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, 'has restricted all Defense Department travel to the People's Republic...
The US military can officially sow the Earth with land mines again
''We always look at collateral damage and decisions are based on that. We want zero. Mines are part of that equation"
‘Vicious circle of threats’ is the hot new catchphrase the Pentagon plans on overusing this year
Every generation gets the overblown euphemism for geopolitical adversaries it deserves
Trump launches coronavirus task force as US readies more Wuhan evacuations
The State Department said it would arrange future evacuation flights from Wuhan with capacity for private U.S. citizens.
California Air Force base to house US citizens evacuated from China due to Wuhan coronavirus
"March Air Reserve Base and the DoD stand ready to provide housing support to Health and Human Services (HHS) as they work to handle the arrival of nearly 200 people."
The Army is fanning out across the Pacific to make friends and counter China
About 1,500 Schofield Barracks soldiers, 16 helicopters and hundreds of Humvees, heavy equipment and shipping containers are headed to Thailand for the first stop of Pacific Pathways 2020, an Army...
SecDef Esper says he’s trying to ‘right-size’ military forces to counter China
"Everybody always assumes that when we talk reviews, it means reduction. Not necessarily," Esper said.
China commissions its largest and ‘most powerful’ surface warship yet
Observers say the commissioning of China's first 10,000-ton-class Type 055 destroyer, which is expected to accompany aircraft carriers in battle groups, is a step forward as Beijing seeks to operate...
China reportedly wants to slap laser cannons on its fighter jets
The Chinese military is exploring a potential laser weapon system to mount on various aircraft to give them an extra edge in a dogfight
Chinese nationals keep getting arrested for taking pictures of Naval Air Station Key West
Four Chinese citizens have been arrested over the past year for illegally taking pictures of the base, including two this past weekend
The Navy’s newest ship-killer missile is ready for a fight
The newest weapon in the Navy's arsenal is ready for action
Iran to hold joint naval drills with Russia and China
China, Iran and Russia will hold joint naval drills starting on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman, China's defense ministry said on Thursday, amid heightened tension in...
The Pentagon is reportedly thinking about closing a $110 million drone base in Niger it just opened
As part of a worldwide shift toward potential confrontation with Russia and China, the Pentagon is weighing a drawdown in Africa — including "abandoning" a $110 million base in Niger...
The Pentagon has declared war on…*checks notes*… Tik Tok
The Dec. 16 cyber awareness message advises DoD employees that uninstalling Tik Tok, "Will not prevent already potentially compromised information from propagating, but it could keep additional information from being...
The US secretly kicked out 2 Chinese diplomats who breached security of a Norfolk military base
When they finally stopped driving, the Chinese officials told the military guards they had gotten lost.
The Navy wants lasers to shoot down drones and missiles, but its ships lack the power to fire them
'We are out of Schlitz with regard to power ... we don't have as much' extra for additional functions"
China bans US military ship, aircraft visits to Hong Kong amid pro-democracy protests
In more normal times, several U.S. naval ships visit Hong Kong annually, an R&R tradition that dates back to the pre-1997 colonial era