A dozen years after he was nearly killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro was on the verge of completing a final, unbelievable stage of … Click to Continue »
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the Iraqi forces' battle to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State militants (all times local):
By Stephen Kalin and Isabel Coles SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed into western Mosul on Friday after retaking the city's airport from Islamic State, as aid agencies warned the most dangerous phase of the offensive was about to begin for hundreds of thousands of civilians. Show More Summary
MOSUL AIRPORT, Iraq (AP) — As Iraqi ground troops pushed into western Mosul on Friday, the country's air force struck Islamic State group targets inside Syria for the first time in response to recent bombings in Baghdad claimed by the militants.
The Iraqi air force struck members of the Islamic State group inside neighbouring Syria on Friday, officials said, adding that the targeted militants were responsible for recent bombings in Baghdad. The strike was announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in a statement and is believed to be the first of its kind by Iraqi jets on Syrian territory. Show More Summary
"The plan is a few years out. It's not going to happen this year," Air Force Gen. Herbert "Hawk" Carlisle told reporters.
Jalen Robinette is the first Air Force receiver invited to the Shrine Game, Senior Bowl and NFL Combine
Donald Trump regularly assailed President Barack Obama for playing golf, then spent the first weekends of his own presidency doing just that. He attacked Obama for using Air Force One to campaign, and did it over the weekend just a month into the job. Show More Summary
Tom Nichols, Dana Struckman Security, What should the world think? Today, the U.S. nuclear deterrent is facing hard choices about modernization. The Air Force and Navy are drawing up plans for new bombers and a new generation of submarines. Show More Summary
Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus asked the FBI to dispute media stories saying Trump staff stayed in close touch with Russian intelligence officials during the campaign. The Iraqi air force bombed several Islamic State targets inShow More Summary
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Friday, February 17, 2017. Just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. If something happens...Show More Summary
The Latest on the Iraqi forces' battle to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State militants (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump bragged at his recent Florida rally that after a negotiating session of merely an hour he managed to shave a billion dollars off the price of a new Air Force One. The only problem? The Air Force reportedly has no idea what...Show More Summary
“The Air Force can’t account for $1 billion in savings that President Donald Trump said he’s negotiated for the program to develop, purchase and operate two new Boeing jets to serve as Air Force One,” Bloomberg reports. Said Air Force [...]
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has deployed to Guam to participate in Exercise Cope North 2017—a high end air combat and humanitarian assistance exercise. Up to 12 F/A-18A Hornets from Number 3 Squadron at RAAF Williamtown have all been assigned to Exercise Cope North and will be operating alongside aircraft from the United States
Another day, another million jobs created and billion dollars saved … in Donald Trump’s mind. Trump’s penchant for claiming to have saved jobs when he hasn’t, created jobs that aren’t new, and saved billions that he didn’t is nothing new. Show More Summary
Kris Osborn Security, New air force B-2 bomber processor improves computing 1000-times. The new processor increases the performance of the avionics and on-board computer systems by about 1,000-times. All 20 Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth...Show More Summary
What’s coming to The CW the week of March 13? Several shows are on hiatus (including SUPERNATURAL, RIVERDALE, JANE THE VIRGIN and more), but there’s a few shows airing new episodes. In addition, THE ORIGINALS is returning for an all new season. Tuesday, March 14 THE FLASH 3.16 “Into the Speed Force”: Desperate to stop […]
As someone who is regularly irritated by random noises, particularly the way my car’s air conditioning sounds like a gale force wind against a metal roof when on moderate settings aimed at my feet, I can relate to somebody driven to madness by a squeak in their car. Luckily some have very good dogs to help them out. Read more...
As U.S.-backed Iraqi forces gear up for their final push to liberate Mosul from ISIS, David Martin got a behind-the-scenes look at the American operation to provide support from the air.