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Tara Copp

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Recent articles by Tara:

Nuclear strike chief seeks cancer review of launch officers

Reports of blood cancer diagnoses spurred an official investigation. → Read More

Military probing whether cancers linked to nuclear silo work

Nine military officers who had worked decades ago at a nuclear missile base in Montana have been diagnosed with blood cancer. → Read More

Military probing whether cancers linked to nuclear silo work

Nine military officers who had worked decades ago at a nuclear missile base in Montana have been diagnosed with blood cancer. → Read More

Pentagon receives additional UFO reports, no sign of aliens

The U.S. has now collected 510 reports of unidentified flying objects, many of which are flying in sensitive military airspace. → Read More

UFO reports rise to 510, not aliens but still a threat to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has now collected 510 reports of unidentified flying objects, many of which are flying in sensitive military airspace. While there’s no evidence of extraterrestrials, they s... → Read More

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter honored as ‘force of nature’

President Joe Biden and other past and present U.S. officials are honoring former Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who died in October of a heart attack. → Read More

Biden weighs sending Bradley combat vehicles to Ukraine

Bradleys are still used by the U.S. Army, although the military has been looking for a replacement for years. → Read More

Pentagon has received 'several hundreds' of new UFO reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Pentagon office set up to track reports of unidentified flying objects has received “several hundreds” of new reports, but no evidence so far of alien life, the agency’s... → Read More

Pentagon chief: US faces pivotal years in countering China

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s speech at the Reagan National Defense Forum capped a week where the Pentagon was squarely focused on China’s rise. → Read More

Keep COVID military vaccine mandate, defense secretary says

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is making clear he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops. → Read More

Defense Secretary wants to keep COVID military vaccine mandate in place

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military's COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops. → Read More

Keep COVID military vaccine mandate, defense chief says

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops, as Republican governor... → Read More

Keep COVID military vaccine mandate, defense chief says

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops, as Republican governor... → Read More

Keep COVID military vaccine mandate, defense chief says

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops, as Republican governor... → Read More

Defense Secretary says US in 'pivotal point' with China

The U.S. is at a pivotal point with China and will need military strength to ensure that American values set global norms, Sec. Lloyd Austin said Saturday. → Read More

Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China. → Read More

Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China. → Read More

Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China. → Read More

The B-21 Raider: America's newest nuclear stealth bomber makes public debut

America's newest nuclear stealth bomber is making its public debut after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon's answer to rising concerns ove → Read More

The B-21 Raider: America's newest nuclear stealth bomber makes public debut

America's newest nuclear stealth bomber is making its public debut after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon's answer to rising concerns ove → Read More