The US is building up its military presence in the Pacific as part of its ongoing pivot, putting its most advanced aircraft in the area and making its sea presence more lethal, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday.
President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a short-term continuing resolution that will fund the federal government through Dec. 9, 2016.
A once retired B-52H Stratofortress known as Ghost
Rider, tail number 61-007, returned to Minot AFB, N.D., Tuesday after
more than seven years at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and
Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
The White House has approved the sale of US fighter jets to Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait.
A T-6 Texan II of the 455th Flying Training Squadron makes a touch-and-go at Keesler AFB, Miss., Sept 27, 2016.
President Barack Obama said Congress made “a mistake” Wednesday when it overwhelmingly overrode his veto of the 9/11 victims bill, allowing families of victims of terrorist attacks committed on US soil to sue foreign governments suspected of aiding the attacks.
Coalition forces in Iraq have shifted their focus to targeting ISIS leadership in recent weeks as part of “prepping the battlefield” for the Iraqi Security Forces’ effort to retake the city of Mosul, according to the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.
The Senate confirmed Gen. John Hyten to lead US Strategic Command on Wednesday.
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