Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey said that the Army would “not look away from [Bergdahl's] misconduct if it occurred.”
U.S. troops stationed in Haiti, Rwanda, and the Persian Gulf are among those who will stop receiving risk-based bonuses beginning Monday.
The Pentagon drops 22 sites from its “danger pay” list, and serious droughts in Sao Paolo, Brazil ahead of the World Cup.
A Pentagon official told TRNS that they could not confirm these reports, but said the U.S. is continuing its own search.
The Marines are considered the most prestigious branch.
Following what is now considered a military coup in the Southeast Asian nation, U.S. officials are reviewing military operations and aid to the country.
A defense official told TRNS that the 80 Armed Forces personnel will arrive today and assist with the unmanned aircraft surveying Northeastern Nigeria, a stronghold of Boko Haram.
While no group as claimed responsibility, a defense official told TRNS that “these attacks are indicative to what we have seen from Boko Haram.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin called for Russian troops to return to their home bases Monday.
With tensions high regarding disputed territorial regions in Asia between the U.S. and China, Gen. Fenghui and Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, held what both leaders considered “constructive” talks at the U.S. military headquarters.