Biden for mandatory vaccination for US troops

US President Joe Biden said that he strongly supports the effort by the Department of Defense (DOD) to make Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for all members of the country’s military by 15 September. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu-born is US Army’s first Chief Information Officer

Indian-American Dr Raj Iyer has taken over as the first Chief Information Officer of the US Army, after the Pentagon created the position in July 2020. Continue Reading

Trump orders American troops to leave Somalia

The Pentagon said Friday (December 4) it is pulling most US troops out of Somalia on President Donald Trump’s orders, continuing a post-election push by Trump to shrink US involvement in counterterrorism missions abroad. Continue Reading

US ups protection across Middle East

The US has increased its force “protection postures” in the Middle East in view of Iran’s aggressive stance, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, amid tensions over top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani’s killing last week. Continue Reading