President Obama's decision to keep ground troops away from the battlefield in Iraq and Syria has thrust the Air Force into the premier role in America's latest fight against Islamic militants.
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Learning to be a fighter pilot is much, much harder than any video would have you believe. But even if you're just watching the highlights, it is still much cooler than any college course you ever took. Read more...
Besieged troops of the official Iraqi army pinned down by ISIS fighters were holding out for a supplies drop by their own air force, but were disappointed and ultimately slaughtered when the food, water, and ammunition was accidentally dropped on ISIS lines instead. Show More Summary
The US has already conducted more 150 airstrikes against ISIS since September 10th and governments from around the world are gearing up to join in. The UK's Royal Air Force is just brought their contribution to the table with a fleet of low-flying penetrators. Read more...
Fox Host Eric Bolling referred to a female Air Force pilot who led a strike against ISIS as "boobs on the ground."
A true icon of sneaker culture, Nike’s Air Force 1 returns for the incoming fall season with a pair of fresh colorways geared toward unsavory weather conditions. A tough nubuck upper has been teamed up with Timb-esque metal lace eyelets… Nike Fall/Winter 2014 Air Force 1 “Gum” Pack is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
Australia will fly refueling and intelligence-gathering aircraft over Iraq from today in support of U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State forces, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. Australia, which has deployed 400 air force personnel and 200 special forces soldiers to a U.S. Show More Summary
Tuesday on Newsmax TV's "The Steve Malzberg Show," Ret. U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden, the former director of the CIA and NSA, said it was dangerous for President Barack Obama to only read intelligence briefings instead of getting a briefing from an agent he can have a "human engage" with during a back-and-forth questioning session. Show More Summary
The UK conducted its first two airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq on Tuesday, destroying a "heavy weapon position" and leveling an armed pickup truck. Royal Air Force jets launched the strikes to relieve Kurdish ground forces in northwest Iraq who were under assault by ISIS militants, according to a UK government website. Show More Summary
As the Cold War conflict expanded in the 1950s, the Soviet Union dry-tested a hydrogen bomb and defense tactics became a top priority for the United States. Seeking to create a long-range nuclear missile option, the Air Force contracted Convair Astronautics to deliver SM-65 Atlas, the first in series of ICBMs. Show More Summary
Germany must force Daimler — which makes Mercedes-Benz — to use a newer low-global-warming air conditioning coolant, according to the European Union. Industry Week reports the EC said Germany has “infringed EU law” and faces court action by allowing Daimler to use an older refrigerant that emits potent greenhouse gases. Since last year, EU law has […]
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What's left of the Syrian Air Force is a mix of shoddy Soviet-era fighters, transport planes and helicopters. Yet, maintained by Russian parts, it plays a crucial role in the Assad regime's ability to continue fighting.
Following the OG-colored Air Force 1 CMFT Mowabb, Nike SB teams up with Acapulco Gold for a special edition of their Dunk High which too utilizes the original colorway of the Tinker Hatfield-designed silhouette. Featuring a premium suede… Acapulco Gold x Nike SB Dunk High “Mowabb” is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), who is in a fight to keep her Senate seat against retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness (R) and U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy (R), told Daily World she is passionate about the Common Core’s ability to lift Louisiana out of last place in national education rankings. Show More Summary
ISIS fighters are reportedly one mile from Baghdad. The Islamists are closing in on the Iraqi capital. Isis ‘just one mile from Baghdad’ as al-Qaeda fighters join forces against Syria air strikes. ISIS terrorists are reportedly one mile from Baghdad. … Continue reading ?
Season 2 of The Blacklist got off to a wild start in the premiere and viewers are anxious to sink their teeth into episode 2. “Monarch Douglas Bank” is the next episode that airs on Monday, September 29. What The Blacklist spoilers are...Show More Summary
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During a long and detailed interview Sunday night, 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft challenged President Barack Obama on his strategy to defeat ISIS without deploying U.S. ground troops, sounding skeptical about the Iraqi military's willingness to take on the Sunni militants, and wondering whether the U.S. was going to end up policing the country once again.