Arlington County health officials said they are
"confident" a woman who became ill in the Pentagon parking lot Friday
morning "does not have Ebola."
As a debate rages over the effectiveness of the air
campaign against ISIS extremists in Iraq and Syria, an analysis by a
prominent national security think tank looked at the sharp difference
in the number of strike sorties in the newly named Operation Inherent Resolve and other recent air assaults.
Back at home station with the last of the explosive ordnance disposal
airmen who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, MSgt. John McCoy can remember how it
started, 13 years and 55,000 missions ago, and how their living conditions and
Gen. James Amos, the first aviator ever to serve as Marine Corps
Commandant, was relieved Friday by Gen. Joseph Dunford, a career infantry
officer who recently ended a tour as commander of US
and coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Though ISIS militants are contesting control of
cities in nearby Anbar Province, Centcom commander Gen. Lloyd Austin said
Friday they do not pose an imminent threat to Baghdad’s international airport.
The commander of US Central Command said air
strikes are already taking a toll on the operations and communications of ISIS
in Iraq and Syria, but efforts in Iraq will require patience.
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