The TAPS Daily - November 16, 2020


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  1. An Army reservist is the military's 10th coronavirus death
    Military Times
    The military reported its tenth coronavirus-related death on Monday, a 45-year-old, Florida-based Army reservist.
  2. Biden Family’s Military Ties May Influence Approach to Policy in White House
    Military.com
    The president-elect never served in the military, but he has experienced the worry and stress that military families suffer watching loved ones go off to war.
  3. Arlington National Cemetery Announces Wreaths Across America Event Cancellation
    Arlington National Cemetery
    Due to COVID-19, Arlington National Cemetery is canceling Wreaths Across America at both ANC and the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home Cemetery on December 19, 2020.
  4. New lockdowns and restrictions sweep across the country as COVID-19 cases continue to rise
    NBC News
    The wave of COVID-19 infections sweeping across the United States was followed Monday by a spate of new lockdowns and calls for reimposing restrictions.
  5. McConnell warns Trump against troop drawdown in Afghanistan
    The Hill
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) fired a warning shot against withdrawing more U.S. troops from Afghanistan, even as the Pentagon is preparing an order to do so.
  6. SpaceX Launches 2nd Crew, Regular Station Crew Flights Begin
    Military.com
    SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by a private company.

 

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