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  • Nation Observes 80th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor

    WASHINGTON -- On Dec. 7, 1941, 80 years ago, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Oahu, an island in the then-U.S. territory of Hawaii.  Some events leading up to the attack provide context to what happened that day.Spotlight: Commemorating World War IIThe Defense Department, then called the War

  • DOD Intends to Mandate Pfizer Vaccine, Pentagon Official Says

    WASHIGNTON -- Since the Food and Drug Administration today granted full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, it's very likely the vaccine will soon become mandatory for Defense Department personnel, the Pentagon press secretary said."Now that the Pfizer vaccine has been approved, the