10 April 2020

Overnight Defense: Sailor in ICU with coronavirus | Pentagon expects outbreaks on more ships | Rockets strike US bases in Afghanistan


Happy Thursday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Ellen Mitchell, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter. THE TOPLINE: A sailor from the USS Theodore Roosevelt who had tested positive for the coronavirus has been sent to an intensive care unit , officials said Thursday. “Sadly this morning we had our first hospitalization of the one sailor,” Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint [...]