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January 2, 2022 | View in browser
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Signed defense bill includes ending ‘pink tax’ on uniforms

The measure requires the Department of Defense to develop consistent criteria for determining which uniform items are considered “uniquely military,” so as to reduce differences in out-of-pocket costs across services and by gender.

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Biden conferring with Ukraine’s leader over Russian buildup

President Joe Biden is resuming his telephone diplomacy over the Russian troop buildup near its border with Ukraine, coordinating with Ukraine’s leader on strategy to de-escalate a crisis that Moscow says could rupture ties with Washington.

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Jan. 6 committee prepares to go public as findings mount

In the coming months, members of the panel will start to reveal their findings against the backdrop of former President Donald Trump and his allies’ persistent efforts to whitewash the riots and reject suggestions that he helped instigate them.

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South Korea: Unidentified person crosses border into North Korea

South Korea sent a message to North Korea on Sunday morning to ensure the safety of the person, but the North hasn’t responded, the officers said requesting anonymity citing department rules.

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Air Force gives service members four-hour pass to get COVID vaccine booster

The Department of the Air Force is authorizing a four-hour pass for vaccinated Airmen and Space Force Guardians to get boosted.

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