US to Send Troops to Syria

The US will send about 50 special operations troops into Syria to support Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Friday. The troops will have a train, advise, and assist mission, Earnest said,...

US Increasing Forces at Incirlik

The US is finalizing a deployment of about 12 more F-15s to Incirlik AB, Turkey, to join the 12 A-10s already stationed at the base as a way to “thicken” air operations against ISIS in northern Syria, a senior defense...

Boosting European Force Structure

The US needs to build up its presence in Europe because its current force structure is not enough to counter Russian influence in eastern Europe, said Gen. Philip Breedlove, commander of US European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander. Speaking...

US Shifting Intel to Russia

Gen. Philip Breedlove, commander of US European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander, said he is asking the Pentagon for more intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support to better keep track of Russia. The decision comes as the US intelligence community...

Airman Lost in 1952 Crash Recovered

An airman who was killed when a C-124 Globemaster II crashed in 1952? has been recovered and will be returned to his family. Airman 3rd Class Loyd L. Matthews was one of 52 people on board the C-124 when it...

Eleventh GPS IIF Launched

The Air Force on Saturday launched the eleventh GPS IIF satellite from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle, after a leak in ground support equipment pushed the launch window back a day. The...

Lockheed Receives Paveway II Contract

Lockheed Martin was awarded a $76 million contract to build Paveway II Plus laser-guided bomb kits, which will include guidance and tail assemblies for GBU-10 and GBU-12 bombs. Deliveries are slated to begin in the second quarter of 2016, according...