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Trump plans military parade

by Evan Wilt
Posted 2/07/18, 11:56 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump instructed the Pentagon to begin planning a large-scale military parade, the White House confirmed Tuesday. The Washington Post first reported Trump requested the event at a Jan. 18 meeting with military leaders. The president drew inspiration from last year’s Bastille Day celebration in Paris, where he witnessed French troops marching in uniform.

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Pentagon restricts information on Afghan war

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/30/18, 11:37 am

The Pentagon has started restricting the release of unclassified information about U.S. progress in the 16-year-long war in Afghanistan, a change an independent federal auditor called “troubling.” The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) in its latest quarterly report released late Monday said it received orders not to release data on the amount of territory controlled or influenced by the Taliban or the Afghan government. Pentagon officials also classified information about the size of the Afghan military and police forces.

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Navy officers charged with negligent homicide

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/17/18, 11:57 am

Five officers involved in two U.S. Navy ship collisions last year have been charged with negligent homicide, the Navy reported on Tuesday. The deadly accidents killed seven sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald in June and 10 sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain in August. Navy spokesman Capt.

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