The TAPS Daily - October 14, 2020


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Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. U.S. seeing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. Small household gatherings are helping drive it
    CNN
    Small gatherings are becoming a growing source of COVID-19 spread, a leading health expert said, as cases and hospitalizations are on the rise nationwide.
  2. Over 14 Million People Have Already Voted In The Election
    BuzzFeed News
    With just 20 days to go until Election Day, more than 14 million Americans have already voted, according to data compiled by the U.S. Elections Project as of Wednesday.
  3. Marine Battalion Landing Team Commander Fired Following Deadly AAV Mishap
    Military.com
    The commander of a Marine Corps battalion landing team has been removed from his post in the wake of a tragic amphibious assault vehicle training mishap that resulted in nine deaths.
  4. Supreme Court Orders End To Census Count
    BuzzFeed News
    Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the only member of the court who wrote a dissent, saying the "harms associated with an inaccurate census are avoidable and intolerable."
  5. Need Help With Gulf War Syndrome? The VA Wants You to Attend This Briefing
    Military.com
    Despite a history of denying most Gulf War Syndrome claims made by veterans, the VA plans to hold an online briefing on treatments and solutions associated with the disease.
  6. Watch children of Civil War veterans talk about their fathers
    We Are The Mighty
    Americans' personal connection to the Civil War is slowly disappearing but a few of the sons and daughters of Civil War veterans are amazingly still around.

 

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Government Relations / Benefits

 

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