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Formula airlift set to begin today

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 May 2022
military aircraft is originating from Zurich, Switzerland, after Biden announced the Operation Fly Formula program to bring imports in from overseas ... The White House said it expects the majority of the flights to be conducted with commercial contract aircraft, though the military will evaluate and assign them depending on the requirements.
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GOP candidate's security clearance becomes issue in SC

San Francisco Chronicle 22 May 2022
(AP) — After losing a high-profile bid for a South Carolina congressional seat in 2018, Republican Katie Arrington took a job at the Defense Department, where she focused on securing military supply chains, ensuring thousands of companies that contract with the federal government were implementing cybersecurity protocols.
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Syria’s barrel bomb experts in Russia to help with potential Ukraine campaign

The Observer 22 May 2022
Technicians linked to the Syrian military’s infamous barrel bombs that have wreaked ... Recruits are deployed under contract with the Wagner Group, the Russian private military organisation, which has played a leading role in hiring mercenaries to support Russia’s foreign adventures.
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Pummeled by Russian offensive in the east, Ukraine rules out ceasefire

The Times of India 22 May 2022
While Ukraine has not confirmed all its forces have left, the commander of the Azov regiment, one of the units in the factory, said in a video that Ukraine's military command had ordered the forces in Mariupol to stand down in order to preserve their lives ... Most European supply contracts are denominated in euros or dollars.
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Abbott CEO apologises for US baby formula shortage

Jamaica Observer 22 May 2022
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The head of baby formula manufacturer Abbott apologised Saturday to US families affected by the shortage of the essential supply ... Abbott is also importing formula from its factory in Ireland ... The White House said Wednesday that the US government would fly in formula on commercial planes contracted by the military ... .
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Kyiv rules out ceasefire as Russia steps up offensive in Ukraine’s east

Metro USA 22 May 2022
It applied together with its Nordic neighbour Sweden on Wednesday to join the NATO military alliance, although that is facing resistance from NATO member Turkey. Most European supply contracts are denominated in euros or dollars ... President Joe Biden signed a bill to provide nearly $40 billion in military, economic and humanitarian aid.
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Abbott CEO apologizes for US baby formula shortage

Manila Standard 22 May 2022
The head of baby formula manufacturer Abbott apologized Saturday to US families affected by the shortage of the essential supply ... Abbott is also importing formula from its factory in Ireland ... The White House said Wednesday that the US government would fly in formula on commercial planes contracted by the military ... ....
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Op-Ed: California’s economy may seem healthy. But just wait for the next recession

The Los Angeles Times 22 May 2022
But that good news masks a dangerous period ahead ... According to Jim Doti of the A ... Property prices are already beginning to drop in parts of the Los Angeles area ... We’ve been here before ... This time, Gov ... The war in Ukraine is also a reminder that California needs to reinvigorate its military industries, which still generate in annual contracts ... L.A.
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Struggling in Ukraine, Russia Paves Way to Enlist Over-40s

The Algemeiner 21 May 2022
The website of the State Duma, parliament’s lower house, said the move would enable the military to utilize the skills of older professionals ... Currently, only Russians aged 18-40 and foreigners aged 18-30 can enter into a first contract with the military.Related coverage.
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Four babies have been hospitalized in South Carolina due to the national formula shortage

Business Insider 21 May 2022
Earlier this year, Abbott Laboratories closed its formula plant following complaints that infants had contracted infections after consuming bacteria found in Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare products ... Part of the effort involves using military resources to fly in ingredients or supplies from overseas.
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Plan by Russia seen addressing troop shortage

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 21 May 2022
Under an amendment introduced by senior lawmakers, Russians older than 40 would be able to sign first-time military service contracts ... Instead, the Russian military has stepped up its recruitment drive. Under the current law, Russian citizens must be ages 18-40 to sign a first-time military service contract.
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"Operation Fly Formula": US' Plan To Bridge The Gap Amid Supply Crisis

NDTV 21 May 2022
The US government will fly in baby formula on commercial planes contracted by the military in an airlift aimed at easing the major shortage plaguing the country, the White House said on Wednesday ... .
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Biden baby formula crisis: Air Force to fly pallets of baby formula from Europe to U.S.

Hot Air 21 May 2022
Right now, the principal job for the military will be to work with HHS, the Department of Agriculture, the FDA, to help provide contract commercial air to move formula from overseas – particularly Europe – to the United States ... And we think that using contract air ...
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On The Money — Prices remain high while stocks sink

The Hill 21 May 2022
Food prices could increase even more amid international export bans ... Subscribe here ... military is working to figure out whether the first deliveries of infant formula from Europe to the United States will be contract flights arranged by the Defense Department or military aircraft, the Pentagon’s top spokesperson said Friday.    ... .

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