The alliance relies heavily on the United States armed forces for air support, transport and logistics.
Trump also made calls to service members in Kuwait and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
President Donald Trump had effectively ended the practice of reviewing the cases of men held at Guantanamo.
Assange remains in a high-security British prison cell as he awaits a judge's decision.
The U.S. Africa Command has seen a “definitive shift” this year in al-Shabab's focus to attack U.S. interests in the region.
President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday.
Pushing through a complete U.S. military departure from Afghanistan in the next two months is not precipitous.
The report is backed by former military surgeons general.
The former SecDef published a piece in Foreign Affairs on Monday warning against abrupt departure from Afghanistan.
The move clears the way for the transition from Trump's administration and allows Biden to coordinate with federal agencies.
Other suppressors in past tests have not been able to stand up to the heat and roar produced by the 7.62mm M240.
Lt. Col. Anne McClain is one of three currently serving active-duty Army astronauts.
The return of the Nimitz is to provide security for the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Israel, long suspected of killing Iranian nuclear scientists over the last decade, has declined to comment on the attack.
Fully repairing the USS Bonhomme Richard would have reportedly cost $2.5 billion to $3 billion and take five to seven years.