Tom Bowman

Tom Bowman appears in the following:

Putting Afghan President Ghani's Comments In Context

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani laid out a specific goal — having his security forces control 80 percent of the country in four years. Is that doable?

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Navy Officials Examine Training Procedures After Ship Accidents

Thursday, September 07, 2017

The Navy's Surface Warfare Officers School in Newport, R.I., is the premier training facility for surface warship officers. In the past decade, junior officers have spent greatly reduced time there.

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News Brief: Transgender People In The Military, Mattis In Middle East

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The White House is expected to issue guidance soon about President Trump's ban on transgender people in the military. Also, Defense Secretary James Mattis is traveling in the Middle East.

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White House To Issue Guidance On Transgender Service Member Ban

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The White House is expected to issue guidance soon about President Trump's proposed ban on transgender people in the military.

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How Will Trump's Afghanistan Strategy Change Fight On The Ground?

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

President Trump went against what he called his own instincts when he agreed to extend the war in Afghanistan. NPR takes a look at what will actually be different on the ground in the region following the president's speech.

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Trump Confronts Major Choice On How To Proceed In Afghanistan

Monday, August 21, 2017

President Trump addresses the nation Monday night on "the way forward" in Afghanistan. NPR looks at the range of options available to the president and the situation on the ground.

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Where New WH Chief Of Staff John Kelly May Take White House Policy

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The retired Marine general has said that he believes ISIS and the Taliban should be denied safe haven in Pakistan and that he fears women in combat roles risks lowering military physical standards.

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Vietnam War Army Medic Receives Medal Of Honor

Monday, July 31, 2017

President Trump awards Jim McCloughan with the Medal of Honor, 50 years after he saved 20 fellow soldiers over three days during the Vietnam War.

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3 Days Of Bravery: Neglecting His Own Wounds, 'Doc' Saved 10 Soldiers

Monday, July 31, 2017

President Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to an Army medic on Monday afternoon at the White House, nearly 50 years after his heroic actions during the Vietnam War.

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A Medal Of Honor For Former Army Medic Jim McCloughan

Monday, July 31, 2017

Jim McCloughan will be awarded the Medal of Honor on Monday for his heroic actions during the Vietnam War. He is credited with saving 10 soldiers over three days during a 1969 firefight.

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Morning News Brief: GOP Health Plan Fails In Senate, Pakistan's Sharif Removed

Friday, July 28, 2017

Sen. John McCain joined two other Republicans in voting against the latest GOP plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, dealing a potential death blow to their efforts.

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Pentagon Reacts To Trump's Transgender Service Member Ban

Friday, July 28, 2017

We have the latest on how the Department of Defense is reacting to President Trump's call to exclude transgender people from the military.

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Military Officials Brief Senators On ISIS Fight

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Military officials, including the secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, will hold a closed door meeting with senators about the state of the battle against ISIS.

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Morning News Brief: Trump Meets Putin Again; Protests At Jerusalem Holy Site

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The White House waited to disclose a second meeting between President Trump and Vladimir Putin at the G-20. Also, tensions have increased outside a holy site in Jerusalem following a shooting.

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Investigators Work To Find Cause Of Crash That Killed 16

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Investigators are struggling to identify the cause of Monday's crash of a KC-130 that killed all 16 aboard. Fifteen Marines and one sailor died.

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Trump Administration Considers End To Citizenship For Military Service Program

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Trump administration is considering ending a program which gives citizenship to foreign nationals who honorably serve eight years in the military.

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Morning News Brief: Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails, Citizenship For Military Service

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. said in an interview with Fox News that "in retrospect," he would have done things differently when meeting with a Russian lawyer last year.

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Citizenship For Military Service Program Under Fire

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Thousands of foreign nationals with critical skills have served in the U.S. military in exchange for citizenship. The Trump administration is considering ending the program.

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North Korea Launched ICBM, Secretary Of State Tillerson Says

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed Tuesday that the missile launched by North Korea was an intercontinental ballistic missile, in a statement in which he condemned the test.

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Pentagon Considers Canceling Program That Recruits Immigrant Soldiers

Monday, July 03, 2017

The deal the military made with thousands of noncitizen recruits with specialized skills: Sign up and we'll put you on the fast track to citizenship.

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