The U.S. is looking at the possibility of canceling or postponing more joint military exercises with other nations to contain the coronavirus threat, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley said Monday.
Last week, U.S. Forces Korea canceled an exercise in South Korea, where the largest number of confirmed coronavirus cases have been reported outside China. Those cases include a 23-year-old U.S. soldier and a 61-year-old female military dependent.
‘Right now, the overall broad impact to the uniformed military is very minimal,’ he added. ‘We have modified some of the exercises on the Korean peninsula.’ ‘We're taking a look at some other exercises’ worldwide for possible cancellation or rescheduling.
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