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US Pentagon bans all domestic travel for employees, including military, with small exceptions

06:31  14 march  2020
06:31  14 march  2020 Source:   nydailynews.com

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The Pentagon announced late Friday night that it had banned all domestic travel for U.S. military members and all other employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The ban begins on Monday and is scheduled to end May 11, the Washington Post reported.

All Department of Defense employees are covered in the ban, including service members and their families stationed at DoD facilities.

There are small exceptions, for things that are “mission-essential,” for necessary humanitarian actions and “warranted” for extreme hardship.

The Pentagon also suspended all official visits to the physical building itself, it announced late Friday.

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