North Korea issued another stern warning to the U.S. as drills continue between South Korean and U.S. forces. On Wednesday, a spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry said threats of a preemptive war against Pyongyang have made future war unavoidable on the Korean peninsula.
Israeli media reports the country’s Air Force conducted strikes against military facilities in Syria near Damascus. Satellite images show the Israeli Air Force targeted suspected Iranian bases in three villages outside of the capital city.
A new report shows the FBI issued thousands of orders for agents to seize firearms from people who should have been prevented from buying one. Last year, the FBI issued more than 4,000 orders for agents from to seize firearms, marking the largest number of retrieval requests in 10 years.
GOP senators gave their support to an Air Force officer who was disciplined for his refusal to sign a same-sex certificate. On Monday, Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee sent a letter to Air Force Secretary Leland Bohannon, saying military command must ensure the — quote — “spiritual needs of all airmen are met.”
Air Force officials identify the pilot killed in a crash near the Texas-Mexico border. Authorities confirmed the death of 32-year-old Captain Paul J Barbour after the T-38 Talon aircraft he was aboard crashed near Laughlin Air Force Base on Monday.
Veterans and military family members who were killed in the Texas church shooting are being remembered. Later on Saturday in Sutherlands Springs, Texas, a full military salute will be given to victims with military backgrounds.
A new report reveals the gunman in the Texas church shooting escaped from a psychiatric hospital during his time in the Air Force. The report released Tuesday by the El Paso Police Department says the shooter suffered from mental health disorders when he was admitted to Peak Behavioral Health Services in 2012.
Just days before President Trump arrives in South Korea, the U.S. Air Force is conducting drills over the Korean peninsula. The U.S. flew B1 bombers over South Korea on Thursday, while accompanied by South Korean and Japanese fighter jets. North Korean state media called the exercise “practice” for a surprise nuclear attack, although that was quickly disproved.
By Phil Stewart U.S. MILITARY FACILITY IN MIDDLE EAST (Reuters) – U.S. Air Force pilot Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy Renken knew that whatever happened next might escalate the war in Syria.