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The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
The Army is assembling a 250-bed field hospital in Seattle that's meant to treat non-COVID-19 patients so area hospitals will be able to free up their own beds to care for those who have contracted the disease.
The first priority for senior Pentagon leaders in the COVID-19 pandemic is taking care of service members and Defense Department civilians and their families, a top Pentagon advisor said.

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Service members, eligible family members and U.S. citizens overseas have the right to vote, and DOD has the tools and resources to help them do so — from anywhere in the world. - Service members, eligible family members and U.S. citizens overseas have the right to vote, and DOD has the tools and resources to help them do so — from anywhere in the world.

Making a Mark - Army Marksmanship Unit - Imagine spending all day, every day, practicing trick shots with a shotgun, taking out 10 moving targets with a pistol in six seconds flat, or perfecting your shot toward a target the size of a period.

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