The replica accompanies a display of a KC-135 Stratotanker that stands near MacDill’s main gate, a nod to the Air Force’s 6th Air Refueling Wing that is based out of MacDill and operates more than a dozen KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft.
Despite the fact Defense officials initially said the attack resulted in zero “casualties,” CENTCOM spokesman Navy Capt. Bill Urban admitted Thursday some troops were transported out of Iraq to receive additional medical assistance.
Iran’s president said Thursday that there is “no limit” to the country’s enrichment of uranium following its decision to abandon its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal in response to the killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike.
Nasser Karimi, The Associated PressandJoseph Krauss, The Associated Press
U.S. training for more than 800 Saudi Arabian military students could be restarted “in the coming days,” the Pentagon said Thursday, nearly six weeks after a shooting by one Saudi trainee killed three sailors at a Florida base.
U.S. Africa Command officials believe that al-Shabab militants from Somalia crossed the border into Kenya to conduct an attack on U.S. and Kenyan forces earlier this month in Manda Bay — with the assistance of facilitators within Kenya.
The Taliban have given the U.S. envoy a document outlining their offer for a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan that would last between seven and 10 days, Taliban officials familiar with the negotiations said Thursday.