The inspector general report itself has become the focus of congressional scrutiny.
Soldiers may wear the patch if they received a combat-zone tax exclusion and hostile fire or imminent danger pay.
The decision scales back the American presence in Saudi Arabia just months after the Pentagon began a military buildup there.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced militaries and militias to adapt to an invisible enemy, even as conflicts grind on.
There was no word from the Houthis, raising concerns whether the initiative could translate into concrete change.
The move follows a host of new restrictions placed on foreign troops, including limiting their access to bases.
Qassim al-Rimi is believed to have died as a result of the attack but his death has not been confirmed.
The top U.S. commander in the Middle East spent a few hours meeting with his commanders and troops in Saudi Arabia.
Operational training for the approximately 850 Saudis at multiple U.S bases was suspended on Dec. 10.
Saudi trainees were found to have connections to extremist movements or be in possession of child pornography.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The news comes four years after the Air Force laid out initial plans for what its future fighter jets might look like.
The recent exercises were one of many the Air Force is conducting to test its Advanced Battle Management System.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
Cmdr. Robert Arias is at least the third Navy commander removed from his job in recent weeks.