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Pentagon Orders 21-Day Isolation for All Troops Returning from W. Africa

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa to be placed in supervised isolation for 21 days. The Pentagon calls the isolation a safety measure sought by military members' families. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren says the U.S. military has about 1,100 troops in Liberia and Senegal supporting efforts to combat the virus. "The Department has the largest population of Americans operating in...

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