But the Soviet numbers were simply too much for the German defenders. The tours can feel strange for him though, since he’s treated like a VIP while he still thinks of himself as a soldier. The Afghan security forces are unlikely to be able to stand up to these battle-hardened jihadists without U.S. support. Wings America Stealth B-2 Spirit Bomber Model w/ Wood Base . Two timely examples are with Walmart and Starbucks. I know!) The general said ISIS would fight hard to keep that city, much as it did in Mosul. Today, it is celebrating a major victory. Our distance was too great to maneuver on the enemy, so our fires would do little more than give our position away. Details. “That’s crazy to me. The B-61 Mod 12 is an ongoing modernization program which seeks to integrate the B-61 Mods 3, 4, 7 and 10 into a single variant with a guided tail kit. “The whole key is to give us better situational awareness so we are able to make sound decisions in the cockpit about where we need to put the aircraft,” he added. Orday had also been decorated with National Defense Service Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, as well as the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. While the end of the Cold War should have changed the way the Russians and the West interact, Russian influence is still aggressive. “It is really an awesome bombing platform and it is just a marvel of technology.”. Adm. Harry Harris, the head of the US Pacific Command, told reporters in Sydney on Wednesday that the US was “ready to confront” China should it continue its aggressive course in the South China Sea. Osprey formation during a recent test flight. | US Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist Michelle Turner, “The concern is miscalculation,” said Kupchan. Reactions have unintended consequences. Our artillery hit everything but the enemy.”. The author (right) rockin’ her rifle while tooling around Iraq back in the day. Oh, and there are oil and natural gas reserves there. Work also said the brigade has relied on junior soldiers to step up and fill important roles in the fight. “The transition for the Iraqis to consolidate their gains is critical now. Continuous Upgrades . We did all we could: maintain discipline, calm our adrenaline and direct fires from the shadows. And I see made up controversies. With the QuickTime plug-in you can pan 360 degrees and even zoom in & out. For comparison, the massive Allied assault on the Gustav line in Italy in 1944 featured “only” 2,000 guns firing 174,000 shells over 24 hours. 1799 Downloads 78 Likes 13 Comments. Fort Bragg paratroopers in action. “It is a digital airplane. The video was shot … In the event of a war with China, their perpetual enemy, Pakistan would likely join in on the Chinese side. Once the terror group is gone the Sunnis in Anbar will demand equal treatment under the law, only now they’ll be surrounded by Shia militias and Iranian arms and money. Have a brief look inside the cockpit of the B2 stealth bomber. Some of us are attacking the wrong people without “seeing” who we are targeting before we pull the trigger. For the first time, see inside the cockpit of a B-2--in flight. For the fifth time in about a month Iranian fast-attack craft have harassed US Navy ships with “unsafe and unprofessional” maneuvers at sea in the gulf between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Saudi Arabia intervened shortly after with a coalition of Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and the UAE. The Avro Vulcan (later Hawker Siddeley Vulcan from July 1963) is a jet-powered tailless delta wing high-altitude strategic bomber, which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984. Fast forward to today. That coalition is led by Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commanding general of the 18th Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg. First layout test I did of the B2 about 15 years ago. When the fighting in Syria stops, Hezbollah will not forget its age-old enemy and is likely to retaliate. That’s one artillery piece every 11 feet. New images will be taken and uploaded as time and resources allow. (Photo: U.S. Marine Corps), ISIS trucks driving around Mosul, Iraq. I was angry as a teenager, and spent a lot of time angry while I was in the Army, too. Some of us out there have forgotten this critical point, today in America. “In my view, Khamenei (Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic) decided it’s time to send a message — I’m here and I’m unhappy,” Cliff Kupchan, Chairman of Eurasia Group and expert on Iran, told Business Insider in a phone interview. This is especially true when he visits his former duty stations like Fort Campbell or Fort Bragg. The B-2 can reach altitudes of 50,000 feet and carry 40,000 pounds of payload, including both conventional and nuclear weapons. Individually, India can beat Pakistan and make a stand against China, but is unlikely to win against both. Show more... Download files Like Share. “We will cooperate when we can, but we will be ready to confront when we must.”, An F-22 deploys flares. This is a great song to be really pissed off to. Townsend said forces also are making progress against ISIS in Syria, where partner forces working with American and coalition troops have surrounded ISIS’s capital of Raqqa. Information from nearby drones, however, would at the moment most likely need to first transmit through a ground control station. Unfortunately for the Russian soldiers, their generals followed Soviet military doctrine nearly to the letter, and the Germans had grown used to their tactics. Despite the heavy losses, the Red Army took the Seelow Heights on April 19, 1945, and launched its final drive to Berlin. An independent Kurdistan would carve out parts of Iraq, Syria, and maybe even Southern Turkey. There’s a whole lot more to me than country music and pickup trucks.”. In all of this, I was angry. “We helped destroy ISIS infantry, logistics, and suicide car bombs so that our partners could continue to attack on the hard days. It requires detailed intelligence, organization, and logistics. Ruben P. Velasco, 19, of Los Angeles were killed after the MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft in which they were riding crashed, according to a Marine Corps press statement. Flight management computers are also to be updated. The F-22, a very low observable aircraft, has unique features that make it ideal for piercing through and operating inside heavily contested airspace, like the skies above China’s military installations in the South China Sea. It is the largest contingent among the thousands of Fort Bragg soldiers serving as part of an international coalition to defeat ISIS. | Wikimedia photo by Sayyed Shahaboddin Vajedi. Elsewhere, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Vietnam are all vying for control of the Spratly Islands. The islands themselves are just an excuse. A Mighty 25: Veterans to watch in 2017, Brandon currently serves as the Director of Development for Team RWB, whose mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans. That’s a decisive blow to ISIS and something for Iraqis to celebrate. “Mosul is also a major battle in a much broader campaign to eliminate ISIS, and the fight continues. In fact, given its ability to fly as many as 6,000 nautical miles without need to refuel, the B-2 flew from Missouri all the way to an island off the coast of India called Diego Garcia – before launching bombing missions over Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Whatever they decide, we are confident that we will continue to help them attack our common enemy.”. So a Soviet bombardment with three times as many shells as there were defending troops managed to obliterate one line of trenches, damage another, but kill very few of the defending troops. Superior performance at high subsonic speeds and relatively low operating costs have kept the B-52 in service despite the advent of later, more advanced aircraft, including the canceled Mach 3 B-70 Valkyrie, the variable-geometry B-1 Lancer, and the stealth B-2 Spirit. The war lasted all of a month and only resulted in slight boundary changes which have never been fully addressed. “It’s super odd, even still to this day, many years later,” he told WATM. The B-61 Mod 12 is being engineered to rely on an inertial measurement unit for navigation. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. From shop WhiteRabbitLaserWork. In July, Chinese officials warned that these patrols could end in “disaster.”, “We will not allow a shared domain to be closed down unilaterally no matter how many bases are built on artificial features in the South China Sea,” Harris said. This list originally appeared on her blog. As commander of Combined Joint Task Force — Operation Inherent Resolve, Townsend is the top general overseeing the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. It was a question of when, not if, the major city in northern Iraq would be liberated from the Islamic State, officials said. “They pulled back their troops a good eight kilometers. There’s already more in 2016 than all of 2015,” Commander Bill Urban of the Navy’s 5th fleet told Business Insider in a phone interview. But Col. J. Patrick Work, who commands the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, said the work isn’t over. New listing Revell - #04070 - B-2 Stealth Bomber - Scale 1:144 - Brand New - from 1993 -WOW. In Syria, forces loyal to al-Qaeda are funded by Sunni proxies while the Asad regime and Hezbollah fighters are supported by Iran and Russia (meanwhile, everyone is fighting ISIS). Brianna Gaudi, United State Marine Corps photo by Pvt. While we look forward to modernization, nobody should come away with the thought that the B-2 isn’t ready to deal with the threats that are out there today,” he said. Ethan Hutchinson). We support you. The U.S. and NATO allies can’t stay in Afghanistan forever. Sign up for our newsletter and receive the mighty updates! This stealthy technological ability is referred to by industry experts as being able to evade air defenses using both high-frequency “engagement” radar, which can target planes, and lower frequency “surveillance” radar which can let enemies know an aircraft is in the vicinity. Those ties took another big hit when President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of US foreign-policy tradition and accepted a call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and later tweeted about China’s “massive military complex in the middle of the South China Sea.”. A new Mode 5/S IFF system -- it appears partly implemented to allow a B-2 to fly in controlled airspace. Uploaded: July 4th, 2013. Who knows. In August, the US deployed nuclear-capable bombers to Guam in an effort to deter aggression in the region and to demonstrate its commitment to stability and freedom of navigation in the Pacific. “The wood is dry in US and Iranian relations,” said Kupchan, suggesting that a small miscalculation could spark a major fire, and that harassing these ships is “one of the ways the Iranian political system lets off steam.”. Only it was directed at the walls of our firebase, not our patrol. From United States. The B-2 is described as a platform which can operate undetected over enemy territory and, in effect, “knock down the door” by destroying enemy radar and air defenses so that other aircraft can fly through a radar “corridor” and attack. New listing Monogram B-2 Stealth Bomber Snaptite Desk Top 1:144 Model Kit # 1173 SEALED. share: Ultron10. The Osprey was trying to land on the USS Green Bay about 18 miles off the Shoalwater Bay Training Area, in Queensland, Australia, when it crashed, the Marine Corps and CBS said. The platform is also preparing to integrate a long-range conventional air-to-ground standoff weapon called the JASSM-ER, for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile, Extended Range. In most cases I see veterans seizing that opportunity to make a big difference in their communities. Craig Morgan performs on Crete, an island in Greece, during a USO tour. There is a lot on the line.”. China has spent years building artificial islands to bolster its territorial claims in the South China Sea, a resource-rich area through which about $5 trillion in shipping flows each year. Pre-Owned. It also means we must take our time and seek to understand prior to the “ready, fire, aim” attitude that is counterproductive to our unity as citizens. With the city liberated, Work said, the soldiers’ attention will turn to securing those gains, improving the Iraqi forces, and taking the fight to ISIS forces in other parts of the country. Many veterans were outraged at the fact that Walmart was selling green light bulbs in their name, and claimed it was all for profit. Fact is that Walmart donated all the profits of the sales of green light bulbs to worthy Veteran Serving Non Profits. I have memories of driving around with Zoe singing along with this, being goofy and ridiculous. They provided generators and school supplies and promised to return with a MEDCAP (medical civil action program). Troops from 82nd Airborne Division speak with Iraqi Federal Police members in Mosul, Iraq, June 29, 2017. Finally, the 2nd Battalion of the 319th Field Artillery devastated ISIS’s once-formidable mortar and artillery battery.”. World's Smallest Tactical Pocket Knife Inspired by the B-2 Stealth Bomber military aircraft, the B-2 Bomber Nano Blade is the last everyday pocket knife you will ever need to carry. Neither Walmart nor Starbucks (nor the Schultz Family) were even given a chance by the raw and reactive. Putin claims the right of Russia to protect the rights of Russian-speaking minorities abroad and uses military force to do so. It was a really cool experience for me to revisit my deployment through music. Fits in with the theme of anger. (Photo: Steve Manuel, USO). Steven Galimore). | Released by Iranian Revolutionary Guards on Jan. 13, 2016. “This kind of provocative, harassing technique risks escalation and miscalculation.”. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. (Photo: H. der Löwe CC BY-SA 3.0). That would be a shame, especially since we risked all to protect those who are now reaching out to us. 3 nationwide. Also read: What the US should have built instead of the F-35, according to a former Navy Commander. B-2 SPIRIT BOMBER & B-52 View from Cokcpit IN ACTION - YouTube The B2 Flight Deck Panorama This is a must see! “Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps boats and the Iranian Navy are not very capable or modern,” said Kupchan. As a result, if there are emerging air defenses equipped with the technology sufficient to detect the B-2, the aircraft will have occasion to maneuver in such a way as to stay outside of its range. “Previous experiences have shown that sending more troops to Afghanistan will not result in anything other than further destruction of American military and economical might,” the Taliban said in the English-language letter released to media and addressed to Trump. Inevitably, things go awry. or Best Offer. They had gathered intelligence and offered assistance to the village. We felt helpless watching the fight. This investment allows the Chinese People’s Liberation Army to project power well into Central Asia and keep jihadists away from its borders. If you’re looking for the next fight on social media, it has nothing to do with what’s on your news feed. It will go in and take out deeply buried targets,” he said. “They know Clinton is tough,” said Kupchan, and Khamenei may be addressing Clinton with a second message, saying “Madame Secretary, I’m still here, I know you’re tough, but I’m ready.”, For now, Kupchan expects these incidents at sea to carry on as Iran vents about their larger frustrations, and that a violent exchange would “not be the end of the deal,” or the start of a larger war, “but a serious international incident.”. But despite their perception that the US has under delivered on the promises of the Iran nuclear deal, Kupchan says Iran will absolutely not walk away from the deal, which has greatly improved their international standing and financial prospects. When more than 1,700 paratroopers left Fort Bragg for Iraq late last year, they knew that the fight to free Mosul would be one of their top priorities. “Seen” was the critical precursor to action; shoot the enemy combatants. But, Work said, all soldiers contributed to the efforts and successes of the unit. As a stealth bomber engineered during the height of the Cold War, the B-2 was designed to elude Soviet air defenses and strike enemy targets – without an enemy ever knowing the aircraft was even there. The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has been an active terrorist organization in Turkey for decades. To opt in or out on a topic. The veteran, who performs under the name Craig Morgan, is releasing a new album but still finds plenty of times to go on USO tours and stop by military bases to visit troops, an activity he says is near and dear to his heart. They shifted the momentum against ISIS at places like Sinjar and Kobane and the terror group has never recovered. Because of this, we knew how critical it was for our Joint Task Force to know where we were. On July 10, Work said the Falcon Brigade can be proud of its efforts to defeat ISIS through advising and assisting its Iraqi partners. 0. log in. Gratitude. The comprehensive B-2 upgrades also include efforts to outfit the attack aircraft with next generation digital nuclear weapons such as the B-61 Mod 12 with a tail kit and Long Range Stand-Off weapon or, LRSO, an air-launched, guided nuclear cruise missile, service officials said. Figured I share these with you guys that like the military stuff. 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This reminds me of the giddy, heady, happy days of being just home from Iraq, before the bad parts of reintegration kicked in. That plan has faced skepticism in the White House, where Trump and several top aides have criticized years of American military intervention and foreign aid. Now the Alliance is deploying thousands of troops to Poland and the Baltic countries as a counter to Russian aggression. Here are ten imminent wars the incoming Chief Executive will have to keep the U.S. out of… or prevent entirely. The Soviets continued the battle with a rolling barrage that did begin softening the German army positions. The panel layout is vaguely similar to the one that made it into the B-2 but the B-2 has a two-crew side-by-side cockpit. Choroszy Models 1/72 CAPRONI … So the next U.S. President will also have to be prepared for…. The Chinese people see these provocations as violations of their sovereignty and anti-Japanese demonstrations erupted in China. Enemy contact. The aircraft, which entered service in the 1980s, has flown missions over Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan. (Photo: U.S. Navy), Ordies (in red jerseys) load 500-pounders onto Super Hornets aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). We know to gather the facts of the situation prior to formulating our plan of attack. Our patrol had just escorted Civil Affairs soldiers into the valley to conduct meet and greets with the local mullahs. That got even stronger after I joined the Army. Screenshot from video. He said ISIS has now lost its capital in Iraq and its largest population center held anywhere in the world. Michelson explained that the B-2 is capable of communicating with ground control stations, command and control headquarters and is also able to receive information from other manned and unmanned assets such as drones. “This is a GBU-28 (bunker-buster weapon) on steroids. To the families of the brave Marines we lost – there is no way for us to understand what you are going through,” Col. Tye R. Wallace said in the press statement. First Lt. Benjamin R. Cross, 26, of Maine; Cpl. He didn’t just annex Crimea. The US Navy and Marine Corps, with help from the Australian Defense Force, unsuccessfully searched for the three Marines until 3 am on the morning of August 6, the Marine Corps said. The Soviet crews at the Seelow Heights could have hit that total in about 90 minutes. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. | US Air Force photo. It’s great to form an unlikely alliance against a joint enemy, especially when the enemy is ISIS. Iranian fast-attack boats during a naval exercise in 2015. The facts were never even examined. A collision at sea even with a much larger ship is always something that could cause damage to a ship or injure personnel.”. He is exceptional.”. If only the UN were led by GEORGE Clinton and run by Parliament. I wouldn’t discount the ability to be a danger. (Photo: U.S. Navy), Super Hornet weapons system operator climbs into the rear cockpit of an F/A-18F Super Hornet. I hope we are willing to investigate the next story before we react. The B-2 has a two-man crew with only two ejection seats. The Taliban, seeking to restore Islamic rule, have been waging an increasingly violent insurgency against the Western-backed Afghan government since losing power in a US-led military operation in 2001. I hope we can we stop sharpening our swords just to fall on them and use them to attack the real issues. Bennie J. Davis III | U.S. Air Force. In general the missions these aircraft fly are insanely long. Weeks prior, our medics had treated a boy with a near leg amputation from a construction accident in town. Why are they attacking us!? Israeli soldiers return from southern Lebanon. Meanwhile, Howard and Sheri Schultz’s Family Foundation has poured millions of their own dollars into supporting the veteran community. “Redneck Yacht Club,” a 2005 song about a bunch of country boys taking their boats onto the lake for a party, is tied to his time slipping away from the post during downtime in the Army. While Morgan is very proud of his veteran status and open about it, he’s surprised that many of his fans and peers in the industry don’t know that he served. The current President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has slowly brought the Turkish economy to a more modern, robust level. The engagement did not last long, but the feelings never left me. Poker Aviation Aircraft Layout Airplane Spirit Military Google Search Hunting In the lengthy statement, the Taliban criticized the Afghan government as “stooges,” “lying corrupt leaders” and “repulsive sellouts” who are providing Washington with overly optimistic “rosy pictures” of the situation in Afghanistan. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. We confirmed our location with the JTF Command and then the men within the walls returned fire on the enemy. A few years ago, officials said the Iraqi army was largely defeated — broken, dispirited, and pushed to the gates of Baghdad. The statement also took aim at generals, who the Taliban said “are concealing the real statistics of your dead and crippled” soldiers. Now, that part of the city is thriving “despite being just over five months removed from intense ground combat.”, U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Morgan, who spent over six years in the Reserves after serving for nearly 10 on active duty, says that he still misses the military from time-to-time, especially after USO tours. According to Kupchan, as well as other experts on the subject, Iran’s navy doesn’t stand a serious chance against modern US Navy ships. That’s what this record is about. Townsend said Iraqi forces have a plan in the works to continue to pursue ISIS in other parts of the country. (Photo: Bundesarchiv). Silently, invisible to all but our friendlies engaging the enemy position, we waited. Craig Morgan Greer is a former fire support specialist who served in the U.S. Army’s 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions before becoming a country music star with seven songs that reached Billboard’s Top 10 most-played country tracks. (Photo: U.S. Navy), Super Hornet pilot checks a GBU-12 – a laser-guided 500-pounder. It was a very difficult to get it right. We were with the commanders calling the shots, delivering fires that helped them dominate, and we always put them first. They will live on forever in our thoughts and our hearts. First layout test I did of the B2 about 15 years ago. One standout hit has a surprise military connection. I have no idea why this particular Pixies song is the one that I got totally fixated on in Iraq. In 2013, China declared the Senkaku Islands (or Diaoyu Islands, depending on which side of the issue you’re on) to be part of its East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone. This was the objective of our entire marksmanship program when I served as a Special Operator in the 75th Ranger Regiment. The Seelow Heights defenses were a mere 35 miles from Berlin and were the last truly defendable position before Berlin. The ensuing international incident, however, would dominate headlines for weeks. This is why China develops weapons to deny the U.S. sea superiority and deter American aggression in their backyard before a war begins. As a stealthy, high-tech jet packed with the latest technology, the U.S. Air Force is understandably reticent about allowing the outside world a glimpse of the cockpit controls. But what exactly goes into getting bombs on the bad guys? Craig Morgan sings to a group of service members during a USO tour on Okinawa, Japan. The river starts in Tibet then flows into India and Bangladesh. The term “peaceful rise” isn’t thrown around quite as much as it used to be. As for this particular song, I left my hometown when I was 15, and every time I’ve gone back have felt that weird sensation of my old neighborhood not being the same. The aircraft is on track to continue flying, at current demanding operations tempo, out to 2040 and beyond, and Boeing partners with the Air Force to keep the B-1 mission ready. Sadly, I also see entitlement, outrage and misplaced attacks from those of us who fail to do the work and lazily fall for the title of the hottest “click bait” article in the news cycle. In addition to the LRSO, B83 and B-61 Mod 12, the B-2 will also carry the B-61 Mod 11, a nuclear weapon designed with penetration capabilities, Air Force officials said. The coming war may be nominally over the Himalayan boundaries between the two countries, but in reality, it will be about water. The cost was a turn away from the secular democracy that defined the Turkish government. For those out of the know, Israel takes its security seriously. By the middle of your replacement’s second term, al-Qaeda in Iraq is now ISIS and the guy who starred on Celebrity Apprentice is almost in charge of deciding how to handle it. The Iraqi government is using a makeshift alliance of Americans, Shia militias, and Iranian advisors to retake territory captured by ISIS in 2014. In 2014, the Pakistani military’s Operation Zarb-e-Azb in its Waziristan tribal regions unseated thousands of fighters who likely found their way back to Afghanistan, ready to start again. Since then, Chinese and Japanese air and naval assets have taken many opportunities to troll each other. While the city of Mosul is now firmly under the control of Iraqi forces, Work said, no one will be celebrating too long. “Taking off from Whiteman and landing at Diego Garcia was one of the longest combat sorties the B-2 has ever taken. The Russians wish they had a ship like this. One article includes cockpit footage from inside a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, the first time outside video cameras have been allowed inside the jet. The B-2 can also carry a 30,000-pound conventional bomb known as the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, Mickelson added. The B-2 is engineered with avionics, radar and communications technologies designed to identify and destroy enemy targets from high altitudes above hostile territory. It’s totally absurd, you should check it out: The Violent Years.). The Iranian craft can certainly bother US Navy ships by risking collisions and functioning as “heavily armed gnats, or mosquitoes” that swarm US ships, but a recent test carried out by the Navy confirms that the gunships wouldn’t have much trouble knocking them out of the water. A memorial to the Soviet troops who fought at Seelow Heights now stands at the location of the battle. Stunning Mirage 2000N nuclear strike aircraft cockpit footage Low level flying and bombing run from the Harrier Jump Jet cockpit B-2 Spirit stealth bomber burnt down in … Work said the brigade’s paratroopers gave invaluable support to their Iraqi counterparts, advising and assisting ground commanders and providing artillery fires, intelligence, and logistical support. In the past, China has unilaterally declared “no sail” and “no-fly zones” in the region, despite a ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague that its claims to the South China Sea, based on old maps, lacked merit. He would do anything for anybody that needed it, so selfless, devoted to his family, and devoted to his duty in the Marine Corps, ” according to the Oxford Hills Sun Journal. While Iraqi forces have been at the forefront of the victory, American paratroopers have played no small role in the success. 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