The TAPS Daily - July 6, 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.


Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. A grim July: U.S. sees 250,000 new coronavirus cases in just five days
    (NBC News)
    Five days into July, 250,000 new coronavirus cases were reported across the United States, with no sign the numbers will get any better.
  2. 'We Need Help': People At Higher Coronavirus Risk Fear Losing Federal Unemployment
    (NPR)
    Many people with underlying medical conditions are worried about what's going to happen at the end of the month when unemployment pay offered during the coronavirus pandemic runs out.
  3. 'Extremely nauseating,' Gold star mom reacts to Trump's denial
    (CNN)
    Becky Whetstone, a Gold Star mother whose son served and died in Afghanistan, tells CNN's Kate Bolduan how she feels about allegations of potential Russian bounties on U.S. troops.
  4. Remains of missing Fort Hood soldier identified as Vanessa Guillen, family says
    (Army Times)
    Army investigators have confirmed the remains found in a shallow grave are indeed those of the Fort Hood soldier who went missing more than two months ago.
  5. House spending bill bars military construction funding for border wall
    (The Hill)
    A House spending bill for military construction would block funding from going to President Trump’s wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
  6. First Black man nominated to lead Air Force Academy
    (Air Force Times)
    The Air Force announced Thursday that President Donald Trump nominated Lt. Gen. Richard Clark to be the academy’s next superintendent.
  7. Is It Safe To Go Back To The Dentist Despite Surging Coronavirus Cases?
    (NPR)
    Dental offices have begun seeing patients return for routine procedures after previously shutting down to all but emergency visits during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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