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Trump speaks to U.S. troops at the Osan Airbase on June 20, 2019
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Elizabeth Howe
February 07, 2020 - 11:41 am
At the beginning of the 2020 election year and the day after a politically-charged State of the Union address, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper released a force-wide memo to remind military personnel of their "longstanding tradition of remaining apolitical."
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July 12, 2019 - 9:59 am
His promise to stop "endless wars" also came with qualification; he called for removing most combat troops from Afghanistan in favor of "narrowly focusing our mission" in the region.
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