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Elizabeth Mclaughlin

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Recent articles by Elizabeth:

What the National Guard can and can't do in Minneapolis

Here's what the National Guard can and can't do in Minneapolis and why the active duty U.S. military has no role. → Read More

Gen. Dempsey, Army band perform song inspired by America's resiliency during COVID-19

A new song adaptation, titled "America," is performed by the U.S. Army and inspired by the nation's resiliency during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

'Risk of a mass breakout' at ISIS prison camps in Syria: report

There remains the "high impact risk of a mass breakout" of Islamic State prisoners from detention camps in Syria, according to a new U.S. government report. → Read More

Army Secretary says it's important to keep soldiers training safely: Exclusive

The Army secretary talks to ABC News about how the U.S. Army can get soldiers back training during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

29 soldiers receive Purple Hearts following Iran missile attack

Purple Hearts were issued to soldiers who suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran's missile attack on a base in Iraq. → Read More

Inside the Army's 24/7 lab working to develop a unique coronavirus vaccine

ABC News was invited inside the Army lab now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in pursuit of a coronavirus vaccine. → Read More

Cadet finishing college classes in a tent, braving cold weather and farm animals

Cadet William Taylor is finishing his college semester in an orange tent. In the cold. In the middle of a field. → Read More

At Arlington National Cemetery, military funeral includes social distance, face masks: PHOTOS

On the rolling hills of Arlington National Cemetery, a group of soldiers stood on either side of Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Belch's casket. But this funeral was different. → Read More

Military chaplains see increased turnout as services go virtual amidst coronavirus pandemic

Military chaplains across the nation are seeing an increased turnout as religious services have gone virtual amidst the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Air Force evacuates 3 government contractors with coronavirus from Afghanistan

Three Defense Department contractors who tested positive for the novel coronavirus were evacuated out of Afghanistan on Saturday, according to the Air Force. → Read More

Nearly 2K US troops currently have the novel coronavirus: Pentagon

Nearly 2,000 U.S. service members currently have the novel coronavirus, according to new data published by the Defense Department on Thursday. → Read More

Military 3D-printing face shields, reusable N95 masks to address hospital shortages

The U.S. military is 3D-printing face shields, designing reusable plastic N95 masks and sewing surgical masks to increase the supply of critical medical equipment. → Read More

This isolation system is how the Air Force will transfer coronavirus patients

The Air Force is training medical professionals to operate an isolation system used to safely transport patients with infectious diseases aboard military aircraft. → Read More

Pentagon asked to provide 85 refrigerated trucks, 100K body bags for coronavirus response

The Defense Department has been tasked with providing 85 refrigerated trucks and 100,000 body bags to assist state health agencies with mortuary affairs. → Read More

How the US military is being utilized in responding to coronavirus

The U.S. military could be tasked with providing additional resources and personnel to help the United States combat the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the country → Read More

3 US troops wounded in new rocket attack on Iraq base

Three American service members were among the wounded in a new rocket attack on Camp Taji in Iraq. → Read More

US military conducts airstrikes in Iraq in retaliation for rocket attack that killed 2 Americans

The U.S. military conducted airstrikes in Iraq on Thursday in retaliation for a recent rocket attack that killed two American service members. → Read More

2 Americans among 3 service members killed in rocket attack on base in Iraq: Officials

Two American service members and one British service member were killed in a rocket attack on a base in Iraq on Wednesday. → Read More

Terrorist groups 'on the march' in West Africa and the Sahel, US general warns

Terrorist organizations are "on the march" in West Africa and the Sahel with international efforts failing to curb the increase in violence, a U.S. general warned Tuesday → Read More

2 American troops killed in Iraq during anti-ISIS mission

Two American troops were killed in Iraq on Sunday during an anti-ISIS mission, a deadly reminder of the terror group's ongoing presence there. → Read More