Air Force & Persian Gulf
An air force, also known in some countries as an air army, is in the broadest sense, the national military organization that primarily conducts aerial warfare. The Persian Gulf, in Western Asia, is an extension of the Indian Ocean located between Iran (Persia) and the Arabian Peninsula. /5
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BAND OF BROTHERS . You may have served in combat or in non-combat. You may have retired from the military -- or you may have served for a short time. You may have been a draftee or a volunteer. You may have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard or the Marines -- BUT YOU SERVED. YOU DID YOUR JOB HONORABLY and for that I am PROUD to call you Brother. You may have served during Korea, WWII, Vietnam, the Cold War, Persian Gulf, Iraq or Afghanistan -- but you served, you did not run. In fact, many volunteered. You have a DD 214 with those words "HONORABLY DISCHARGED" -- two of the most noble words in the world. Again I am proud to know each and every one of you, past and present. Today is Band of Brothers Day. Send this to all your brothers, fathers, sons, uncles and fellow veterans you know. Happy Brothers' Day! To those veterans who have touched my life -- Here’s to you! I do not consider myself a hero, but I am thankful and proud to have served among them, especially those who did not return a ...
Even the Navy's army gets an air force. Why not an Air Force navy? MT USAF Spy Ship in Persian Gulf
Send in the singers first. After consulting the leaders of the people, the king appointed singers to walk ahead of the army, singing to the LORD and praising him for his holy splendor. This is what they sang: “Give thanks to the LORD; his faithful love endures forever.” 2 Chronicles 20:21 NLT When I was in Vietnam and the combat situation would escalate, we would call for artillery to go ahead of us. Then the chopper gun ships would do their thing. Next the Air Force jets would make their runs and soften up the enemy. If needed a B-52 bomber strike could tenderize an area. All of this went out ahead of the troops on the ground. We saw the same thing in the Persian Gulf War, and again in the War with Iraq. We always use extreme force ahead of the soldiers that have to walk in and do the cleanup. Can you imagine having enough faith in God to send in a praise team first? The enemy is lined up, and the battle lines are drawn, and instead of sending out recon or your crack military warriors first, you send ...
The Amiriyah shelter bombing was an aerial attack that killed more than 408 civilians. on 13 February 1991 during the Persian Gulf War, when anair-raid shelter ("Public Shelter No. 25"), also referred to as the Al Firdos C3 bunker by the U.S. military, in the Amiriyah neighborhood of Baghdad,Iraq, was destroyed by the U.S. Air Force with twolaser-guided "smart bombs". According to the U.S. military, they targeted Amiriyah because it fit the profile of a military command center; it picked up electronic signals coming from the site, and spy satellites could see a lot of people and vehicles moving in and out of the bunker.The shelter was used in the Iran–Iraq Warand the Persian Gulf War by hundreds of civilians. The United States was responsible for the decision to target the Amiriyah shelter. By its own admission, the U.S. Department of Defense "knew the Ameriyya facility had been used as a civil-defense shelter during the Iran–Iraq War. Changes in the protected status of such a facility require warning ...
Honoring SrA Brandon Swenson (Gazette-Tribune 1/16/14) For the month of January we are honoring Senior Airman Brandon Swenson and his family from Oroville. His mother Shannon has been a military wife and is now a Blue Star Mother. Brandon’s father, Brian (Retired Air Force), and his two brothers, Nate and Cody, are currently serving in the Air Force. Born November 21, 1993, Brandon has trained as Security Police and now serves with the Air Force Security Forces currently based in the State of Qatar, a sovereign Arab state, located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia. The rest of its territory is surrounded by the Persian Gulf. A strait in the Persian Gulf separates Qatar from the nearby island state of Bahrain. Qatar has a reputation as a nice assignment as far as that part of the world goes for deployments. It is one of the rare Arab states where you can get a beer but are limited to two pe . ...
Iran kicks off Persian Gulf aerial drill: The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Air Force (IRIAF) has launched massiv...
military drills in Persian Gulf start. It will continue for the next two days. All Air Force Units take part in it.
Just heard from my step-son in Air Force training down in San Antonio. With all of Obama's BS. The budget cuts caused from the sequestration is forcing him and thousands of others in boot camp to be sent home. Something has got to change. Our government work for us, but yet, we the people suffer. On top of that, Obama keeps giving our tax money and military equipment to all these other countries like Egypt, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Gaza Strip even. Sick of our governments crap! Time for our nation to come together under one God!
Freddy Pote and Billy McCue from Hometown, IL were both guys that I knew pretty well. They both were killed in Viet Nam. My uncle Johnny and Luke fought in WW II. My ex-brother-in-law Doug fought in Korea. My brother-in-law Lefty served in the Navy. My son was on the Eisenhower, CVN 69, in the Persian Gulf during Desert Storm. My nephew, Terry did 20 years in the Air Force, (Capt. retired). My future son-in-law (if he ever buys a ring), Bryan did two tours, Sgt. USMC, in Iraq. I look at our country today; I read these posts; I wonder if anyone (including me) understands what they did and at what risk and for what. I wonder. Stupid, benign, flag-waving posts by those of us that never served a day, never will, and won't stand up for America except to post on FB! Am I right?
Sometimes, searching the internet can bring up some old memories Rest in peace sweetheart. I will love you forever. Howard Kemp Caskey, age 53, of Manhattan, died June 10, 2004 at his residence. He was born on July 29, 1950, in Mobile, AL, the son of Lawrence Lowell and Sylvia Mary (Kemp) Caskey. On November 1, 1999, he married Janita Kay Smith in Kansas City. She survives of the home. Howard served in the U.S. Air Force for one year and the U.S. Army for twenty years. He earned numerous medals and served in the Vietnam and Persian Gulf Wars. While in the army he received a National Defense Service Medal with a bronze star, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal and the Army Good Conduct Medal. After his retirement from the military, he worked as a tech support for Wang, a computer consulting company. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his father; a daughter, Christina of Reno, NV; a brother, Martin Kemp Caskey of Paso Robles, CA; a son, Aaron of Atchison, KS and two grandchildren, Alexis ...
WASHINGTON REPORT Budget Cuts Uncertainty Leads to Major Navy Deployment Changes Citing concerns on budget cuts and how much operational funding could be eliminated if sequestration happens, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has cancelled deployments of two Navy ships to the Persian Gulf. Plans for the USS Harry S Truman (CVN-75) and the USS Gettysburg (CG-64) to deploy to the Gulf this week were canceled. The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69), brought home to Norfolk, Va., from the Gulf in December for the resurfacing of its flight deck and other maintenance, will return to the Gulf later this month and stay until sometime in the summer. The USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) will leave the Gulf and return home after the Eisenhower arrives. Army and Air Force Prepare for Budget Cuts The Army and Air Force are taking similar budget reviews, not only to focus on “potential sequestration actions,” but to work out decisions necessary to meet the possibility of not having a fiscal year 2013 appropriations bill ...
Residents range from WW2 vets to Persian Gulf vets. One female resident here is an Air Force vet of the Vietnam War era.
Ok lets continue the western power game from here, pls watch this June, Israeli surprises floats above our heads, am afraid it could start earlier than we might expect. The threat of Iranian retaliation. The Iranians will very likely be facing not one, not two, but three U.S. aircraft carriers. Two are already in the Persian Gulf: CVN 72 Abraham Lincoln and CVN 70 Carl Vinson. A third, CVN 77 George H.W. Bush, is said to be on its way from Norfolk, Va. Yes, I know President Obama is a noble and saintly man of peace who uses unmanned drones only to assassinate America’s foes in unprecedented numbers after wrestling with his conscience for anything up to ... 10 seconds. But picture these scenes once described by a four-star general. It is 11 p.m. in the White House but 7 a.m. in Israel. The phone rings. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: Mr. President, we have reliable intelligence that the Israeli Air Force is in the air and within an hour of striking suspected nuclear facilities in Iran. POTUS: *** ...
America's most sophisticated stealth jet fighters have been quietly deployed to an allied base less than 200 miles from Iran's mainland, according to an industry report, but the Air Force adamantly denied the jets' presence is a threat to the Middle East nation. (Oh! are we "Dumb *** ) Multiple stealth F-22 Raptors, which have never been combat-tested, are in hangars at the United Arab Emirates' Al Dafra Air Base, just a short hop over the Persian Gulf from Iran's southern border, the trade publication Aviation Week reported. That should send many of the Muslim Scum-bags prostrating on their filthy prayer blankets.
Several U.S. military officials say while it’s not the primary intention, the exercise is meant to be noticed by Syria and Iran especially. The message: even with the United States out of Iraq, and winding up the war in Afghanistan, there is a formidable U.S. presence in the region, and other countries are capable of filling in the gaps. The U.S. Navy already is keeping two aircraft carriers in the next-door Persian Gulf region, and stepping up the presence of minesweepers in those waters. The Air Force has sent half a dozen F-22 fighters to the United Arab Emirates. The Joint Special Operations Command has conducted several deadly drone strikes against al Qaeda in Yemen. But Eager Lion is taking it one step further. Marines will train in southern Jordan on their amphibious landing and warfare skills. But there will also be a number of the most elite U.S. Special Operations troops, training with Jordanian special forces units in counterterrorism and other assault operations.
Kenneth C. Bowland | Visit Guest Book Kenneth C. Bowland Kenneth C. Bowland, 37, of Prospect died unexpectedly Monday at his home. Born March 9, 1975, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of Doug and Patti (Brilmyer) Bowland. He was a 1994 graduate of Slippery Rock High School and had attended Slippery Rock University. He was a member of Church of the Nazarene in Butler. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, and mostly he loved his daughter Emma Rose more than life itself. He is finally fishing with his pap again. A veteran of the Persian Gulf, he served with the U.S. Army as an Airborne Ranger. Surviving are his parents, Doug and Patti Bowland of Prospect; his daughter, Emma Rose Bowland; one brother, Drew Bowland of West Virginia; one sister, Beth Yost of Butler; his grandparents, Dee Bowland of Butler and Bernie and Ruth Brilmyer of Carnegie; his aunt and uncle, Vicky and Mark Brilmyer; one niece and one nephew. He was preceded in death by his pap, Kenneth A. Bowland, 1st Sergeant U.S. Air Force, Retired ...
In 1991, the 174th TFW deployed to the Persian Gulf with 516 members in support of Operation Desert Storm. The 174th was one of only two Air National Guard units to fly combat missions during Operation Desert Storm. The unit received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, with the "V" device for valor, during Operation Desert Storm; the Air Force Association Outstanding Unit Award; and the National Guard Association's Best Family Support Center Award.
U.S. Centcom commander Gen. David Petraeus said last week that the United Arab Emirates, a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, has the capability to overpower Iran's Air Force.
SEATTLE — U.S. Air Force pilot Patrick Burke 's day started in the cockpit of a B-1 bomber near the Persian Gulf and proceeded across nine time zones as he ferried the aircraft home to South Dakota.
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