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GOP Congressman by day, National Guard pilot at night: Kinzinger says he ‘loves’ border deployment | Fox News

At a time when most people are wrapping up their day, Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger is headed to work. He is not going to the office in Washington D.C., but out past a hangar toward a plane, an RC-26 surveillance aircraft. It’s the plane Kinzinger will fly for the next five hours (one of its primary advantages — being able…

After Fake News Reports, Media Now Claim Trump’s Christmas Visit to U.S. Troops Was Obvious | Breitbart

On Wednesday morning, media outlets were running the story that President Donald Trump had failed to visit U.S. troops at Christmastime. By Wednesday afternoon, the media claimed Trump had made his visit to a war zone obvious in advance. In between, media outlets that had earlier trumpeted Trump’s supposed non-visit to the troops were spinning the news that he had,…

Pentagon F-35 vs A-10 Close Air Support Evaluation Hits Next Phase – Warrior Maven

  The Pentagon-led F-35 vs. A-10 Close Air Support assessment is nearing its next phase of evaluation, following an initial “first wave” of tests in July of this year — designed to test which of the two aircraft might be best suited to confront heavy enemy fire when performing high-risk CAS missions. “Mission performance is under evaluation,” Vice Adm. Mat…

Afghan And Iraqi Interpreters Risk Death, Wait Years For Legal US Visas While Migrant Caravan Demands Immediate Entrance

Over 60,000 Afghan and Iraqi interpreters risked death to serve U.S. forces, but still wait amid lethal danger for the American visas they’ve earned — all while migrants caravaning along California’s border demand immediate entrance based merely on their desire for jobs. Afghan and Iraqi men who aid U.S. military forces as soldiers and translators do so at the risk…

US to withdraw all American troops in Syria, official says | Fox News

The Trump administration will soon withdraw all of the approximately 2,000 American troops from Syria, a U.S. official said Wednesday as President Donald Trump declared victory in the mission to defeat Islamic State militants there. Planning for the pullout has begun and troops will begin leaving as soon as possible, said the official, who was not authorized to publicly discuss…

US Kills Dozens Of Somali Extremists In Major Airstrikes | The Daily Caller

The U.S. military conducted six airstrikes against Somali extremists over the weekend, warding off a major planned terror attack by al-Shabab. Sixty-two extremist al-Shabab rebels were killed in the strikes on Gandarshe, which were conducted in coordination with the Somalian government, the Associated Press reported. The U.S. military said it carried out four strikes on Saturday that killed 34 people and another two…