More Troops to Syria

The White House on Monday announced it will send 250 additional troops inside Syria, a move the Pentagon said would “build on what’s working” with the 50 special operations forces already there. There is no public timeline for when the...

NDAA Proposal Bans A-10 Retirement in FY17

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Monday released his proposal for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2017, which includes a provision that would prohibit A-10s from being retired or placed in storage during the fiscal...

Yet Another North Korean Missile Test

North Korea on Saturday claimed another ballistic missile test launch, this time from a submarine off the coast. The Pentagon on Monday said it was still assessing the test and “regardless of exactly what took place,” North Korea is in...

TSP Arrives in South Korea

Twelve F-16s and 300 airmen from Duluth ANGB, Minn., arrived at Osan AB, South Korea, on April 20. The Fighting Falcons and airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing deployed as part of a Pacific theater security package to increase security...

Rapid Raptors in Romania

Two F-22s and a KC-135 from Tyndall AFB, Fla., recently arrived in Romania for training. Lt. Gen. Timothy Ray, commander of 3rd Air Force, said in a press release that the deployment is “a demonstration of our promise” to support...

Just Dropping By

The 94th Airlift Wing, the 815th Airlift Squadron, and several Aviano AB, Italy-based units have wrapped up their participation in a US Army exercise incorporating 19 different countries. Saber Junction is an annual exercise to certify the readiness of one...

C-17s Deliver Aid to Haiti

Two C-17s and aircrews with the 701st Airlift Squadron recently delivered more than 170,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The two aircraft were filled with 32 pallets of food and other supplies provided through the Denton Program, which...