The TAPS Daily - July 13, 2020


Welcome to The TAPS Daily - your source for some of the latest news, resources, and thought pieces from across the military and veteran community during the COVID-19 response.


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Today's Highlights

 

  1. 4 Military Name Suggestions for Washington’s NFL Team
    (Military.com)
    The Washington NFL franchise announced it will change its controversial name and logo. Here are name ideas which resonate with the team’s presence in the Military District of Washington.
  2. The military's new COVID-19 infection rate is double the general population's
    (Connecting Vets)
    The active-duty component of every branch has seen sharp increases in COVID-19 cases this month. Military leadership attributes increases to additional testing and nationwide spikes.
  3. Coronavirus case averages reach record highs in more than a third of U.S. states as deaths climb
    (CNBC)
    The United States was one of two countries that accounted for about half of the new daily coronavirus cases reported across the globe, the World Health Organization said Monday.
  4. Teenage dependent was positive for COVID-19 at time of death, Fort Sill says
    (Army Times)
    The 13-year-old dependent of a service member assigned to Fort Sill was the first school-aged death related to COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  5. 57 Suffer Fire and Smoke Injuries as Navy Ship Bonhomme Richard Continues to Burn
    (Military.com)
    Five people remain hospitalized a day after a Navy big-deck amphibious assault ship caught fire in San Diego, sending dozens to the hospital for heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation.
  6. Original 'Rosie the Riveter' Makes Masks to Promote, Honor WWII Work
    (Military.com)
    One of the original "Rosie the Riveters" is now helping the nation fight a different war at age 94.
  7. Comet Neowise: Coming to the night sky this week near the Big Dipper
    (USA Today)
    How to watch for spectacular Comet Neowise – before it disappears for 6,800 years.

 

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