The latest judge assigned to the long-running death penalty case is based in Virginia and has had a military career focused on defense work, but he has been on the bench for less than two years.
Recent altercations in Europe, the Middle East and off the coast of Alaska have heightened tensions between the two rival powers.
The U.S. military, with its experience in disasters and its multiple medical corps, could do more to end the pandemic.
But the Air Force’s inspector general concluded that National Guard officials failed to obtain prior approval from Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper to use the planes.
One crew member was treated at a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening, according to the authorities, who said they were investigating the shooting.
The gunman who killed three in Florida was not directed by Al Qaeda, nor inspired solely by online ideology. He was a new kind of terrorist, harder to spot: an extremely enterprising freelancer.
The sergeant had expressed his allegiance to the so-called boogaloo movement, an extremist ideology that seeks to overthrow the U.S. government.
The British authorities were searching for the pilot, whose status American officials said was “unknown at this time.”
The military that Gen. Mark A. Milley represents is facing what could be the worst schism with the American public since the fractious Vietnam War years.
The Air Force said it was dispensing with a restriction that effectively eliminated about 44 percent of American women between the ages of 20 and 29.
Seventy-five years after integration, the military’s upper echelons remain the domain of white men.