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The messages began pouring into the law office of Joseph Jordan in Killeen, Texas, soon after the Pentagon announced it would seek to make the Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for troops. Service members wanted to know what their options were if they didn't want to be vaccinated. ...
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin lamented "you can’t buy willpower" during a call with members of Congress Sunday, as the Taliban neared a total takeover of Afghanistan, according to a source. ...
The Pentagon is sending an additional 1,000 troops to Kabul as Taliban fighters continue to advance on the city. NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell reports on the developing situation.  ...
The Pentagon said on Friday it did not believe Kabul was in an 'imminent threat environment' as Taliban fighters closed to within 50 miles of the Afghan capital. ...

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