Early Bird Brief

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2 days ago

Today, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin traveled to the Philippines earlier this week to discuss increasing America’s military presence in the country.

4 days ago

Today, an Air Force general is warning of a potential conflict with China by 2025.

5 days ago

Today, Turkey continues to be a roadblock to Finland and Sweden's NATO ascension.

6 days ago

Today, a joint exercise with Israel concluded as tensions in the region reach a new high.

7 days ago

Today, Marine Corps Times editor Andrea Scott and reporter Irene Loewenson break down the latest and biggest stories revolving around the Marine Corps.

Friday Jan 27, 2023

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs shared it exceeded its target to help more vets find permanent housing.

Thursday Jan 26, 2023

Today, foreign military sales of weapons to countries like Ukraine and Taiwan soared last fiscal year as the defense industry recovers from pandemic lows. 

Wednesday Jan 25, 2023

Today, the Biden administration could approve sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, as Germany agrees to send its own to Kyiv. 

Tuesday Jan 24, 2023

Today, the nation’s highest court denied a push to award certain retroactive Veterans Affairs disability benefits to vets who missed deadlines.

Monday Jan 23, 2023

Today, Defense News congressional reporter Bryant Harris breaks down US moves to stall China's ability to develop more advanced chips that go into virtually every piece of technology we use. 

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