Amanda Farnan
Press Secretary
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Today’s D Brief: DoD extends Guard’s Capitol mission; SecDef’s Asia trip; Freeing China from US tech; ISIS’ Syrian ops; And a bit more.

March 10, 2021

Now it’s official: A few thousand National Guard troops will remain deployed to the U.S. Capitol for at least another 60 days. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin approved the request from the Capitol Police on Tuesday, the Pentagon announced in the evening.