President Obama Authorizes Deployment of Special Troops to Syria [Video]

President Obama Authorizes Deployment of Special Troops to Syria [Video]

President Barack Obama authorized the deployment of special troops to Syria on Oct. 30, 2015, to act as advisors to local ground troops as a way to fight against the Islamic State. According to officials, the “small” deployment, involving “fewer than 50” Special Operations Forces, will be sent to the region so as to invigorate the campaign […]

Military Cargo Transport Plane Crash Kills Five U.S. Troops

Military Cargo Transport Plane Crash Kills Five U.S. Troops

NBC News reports a U.S. military cargo transport plane has crashed today, Oct. 1, 2015, killing 12 people. The accident took place at Afghanistan’s Jalalabad Airport and occurred just after 3:30 p.m. EDT. According to U.S. Army Col. Brian Tribus, a military spokesperson, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules military transport plane crash caused 12 deaths, among them […]