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July 4th 'Salute to America' Honors U.S. Military Personnel

President Donald J. Trump thanked the men and women who have served in the U.S. military throughout the nation's history during a July 4th 'Salute to America' celebration in Washington.

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News | Defense News

No Sign of Operations Tempo Slowing, National Guard Bureau Chief Says

Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.

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DOD, Base Officials Closely Monitoring COVID-19 Situation

The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.

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Quiz | Know Your Military

Quiz: As American as …

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Understanding the Significance of the Gold Star

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Ohio Guardsmen Transcend Language Barriers at Food Bank

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Oregon National Guard Delivers Personal Protective Equipment

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Face of Defense: From Peru to U.S. Navy Chief

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