All over the world people are looking and waiting to see how the elections will affect American foreign policy. When it comes to the Middle East this is true for both friend and foe.
Once a COVID-19 vaccine is ready, all eyes will be on a four-star Army officer -- Gen. Gus Perna -- to head up a complicated and staged distribution system that will get it into the hands of Americans.
Japan said Monday it will not sign a U.N. treaty that bans nuclear weapons and does not welcome its entry into force next year, rejecting the wishes of atomic bomb survivors in Japan who are urging the government to join and work for a nuclear-free world.
Another Marine Corps unit cased its colors this month as it prepares for an upcoming deactivation.
U.S. troops have drawn blood from the military working dogs in Iraq, tested it and determined their blood type. That sets up a "walking blood bank" for dogs injured in the line of duty, such as Conan, the Belgian Malinois who participated in the raid last year that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in Syria.
After years of land-based bomb-clearing missions in the Middle East, the Navy's explosive ordnance disposal community is shifting its focus back to the sea.