The TAPS Daily - November 19, 2020


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  1. Virus won't stop 65th year of NORAD tracking Santa on Christmas Eve
    Air Force Times
    Children of the world can rest easy. The global pandemic won’t stop them from tracking Santa Claus’ progress as he delivers gifts around the globe on Christmas Eve.
  2. Holiday Season Guidance to Minimize Spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019
    Defense.gov
    The Defense Department released the Holiday Season Guidance to Minimize Spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 for service members and DoD employees.
  3. U.S. military reports record 1,300 coronavirus cases in one day
    The Hill
    U.S. officials recorded more than 1,300 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 among members of the armed forces on Tuesday, a new record for the military over a 24-hour period, CNN reported.
  4. "We're alarmed": CDC advises Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving amid coronavirus surge
    Axios
    The CDC issued new guidance on Thursday advising Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving, warning doing so may increase the chance of getting and spreading COVID-19.
  5. 12 Million To Lose Jobless Benefits The Day After Christmas Unless Congress Acts
    NPR
    The day after Christmas, millions of Americans will lose their jobless benefits, according to a new study. And that could spell financial ruin for many people.
  6. National Zoo is asking the public to help name giant panda cub
    Today
    The Smithsonian's National Zoo's panda cub is finally getting a name, and you can help pick it.

 

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Government Relations / Benefits

 

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Military News

 

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