A report released two months ago concluded that Black service members in the Air Force are more likely to be investigated, arrested, and be discharged for misconduct.
The legislation, introduced by Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.), comes after many servicemen and veterans participated in the violent Capitol insurrection.
Myanmar’s military leaders extended their detention of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose freedom is a key demand of the protesters.
Kim Jong Un’s government has also produced fissile material, an essential ingredient for producing nuclear weapons, the panel said.
The military aircraft in question is often used by members of the Cabinet and Congress.
The Human Rights Campaign, GLAAD and even Cher praised the president for ending "a shameful chapter in our nation's history."
The president is expected to repeal the Trump-era ban that prevents openly trans Americans from serving in the military as soon as Monday.
President Biden made history by nominating Austin. But picking a retired general also threatens the bedrock democratic principle of civilian control of the military.
The circumstances around the deadly UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter crash are under investigation, officials said.
Law enforcement officials are contending not only with the potential for outside threats but also with rising concerns about an insider attack.