The TAPS Daily - October 29, 2020


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Today's Highlights

 

  1. The Pentagon Now Has a Permanent Memorial to Families of the Fallen
    Military.com
    The Department of Defense unveiled a tribute to Gold Star families at the Pentagon, the newest addition to the numerous historical displays and tributes seen throughout the building.
  2. Top officials were briefed on active threat against Pentagon leaders
    NBC News
    U.S. military, intelligence and law enforcement officials were briefed on a threat against the Pentagon's most senior leaders while they are on American soil, not just traveling overseas.
  3. France on highest security alert after terror attack
    ABC News
    Three people are dead in a "suspected terror attack" that occurred at the Basilica of Notre-Dame in Nice, France, at 9 a.m. local time on Thursday.
  4. Space Force's No. 2 General Tests Positive for COVID-19
    Military.com
    General David 'DT' Thompson, vice chief of space operations, tested positive Wednesday for COVID-19, Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said in a statement.
  5. Here's how the National Guard is supporting the November 3 election
    Military Times
    The National Guard is gearing up to activate across the country to support the November 3 general election in several capacities.
  6. Veterans and Gold Star Families Will Soon Have Free Admission to All National Parks
    Military.com
    National Parks, wildlife refuges and other federal lands will be free for veterans and Gold Star family members to use starting Veterans Day, Interior Department officials announced today.
  7. Remote Marshall Islands Record First Confirmed Coronavirus Cases
    NPR
    Two people arriving from the U.S. on a military flight tested positive for the coronavirus in the Marshall Islands, marking the first case for the tiny archipelago.
  8. Room 4714: The haunted history of West Point
    Task & Purpose
    Just in time for Halloween, discover the haunted history of the United States Military Academy.

 

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