The TAPS Daily - September 2, 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.


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Today's Highlights

 

  1. U.S. Army Replaces Fort Hood Commander, Ramps Up Vanessa Guillén Inquiry
    The Army has removed Maj. Gen. Scott Efflandt from his post as Fort Hood's senior commander, a week after another soldier from the base was found dead.
  2. Soldier to Receive Medal of Honor for Iraq Hostage Rescue
    (Military.com)
    Army Sgt. Maj. Pat Payne will become the first service member to receive the Medal of Honor for actions taken as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  3. Trump gives CDC broad authority to stop evictions during pandemic
    (NBC News)
    Under the executive order, the CDC may prevent any landlord from evicting a tenant in order to prevent spread of COVID-19. It also provides assistance to property owners as well as tenants.
  4. Social Security trust fund to run out by 2031: CBO
    (The Hill)
    The pandemic has wreaked havoc on several of the major government trust funds.
  5. 'You're disgusting' — Biracial military family welcomed to Kansas City with racist taunts
    (Task & Purpose)
    They’ve lived all over the world, so it’s not a revelation that there’s racism in it. But they’d  never experienced it to this degree, this much, and this vocal until they moved to Kansas City.
  6. 88-Yearr-Old Holocaust Survivor Fulfills Lifelong Dream Of Graduating From High School
    (Inspire More)
    Miriam Schreiber is proof that it’s never too late to make your dreams come true.
  7. Old Navy to pay store employees to work election polls in November
    (CNN)
    Old Navy is taking a different approach to get employees involved in the democratic process.

 

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