#TriviaTuesday: Happy Birthday to the USS Constitution! Still sailing after 217 years, it is by far the oldest commissioned ship in the world! What year was the last time her guns were fired in combat?
Digital Globe, a high-resolution satellite imagery company, released the following image of the Turkish border where refugees are fleeing the bloodshed in Kobani, a Syrian border town currently under siege by the Islamic State.
CNN’s Hala Gorani notes that the photo shows “100s of cars abandoned at Turkey border by refugees fleeing Kobani fighting.”
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The carefully planned placement of these retired war birds not only utilizes the limited space at the bone-yard in Tucson Arizona, it makes for a pleasant birds eye view.
The Pima Air & Space Museum offers exclusive bus tours of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARG), also known as the “Bone-yard.” The facility is located adjacent to the Museum at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
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The elite Combat Rescue members of the U.S. Air Force, Pararescuemen, or PJs, have one mission: rescue American or Allied forces in extreme danger. Whether their targets are shot down or isolated behind enemy lines, surrounded, engaged, wounded, or captured by the enemy, PJs will do whatever necessary to bring those in peril home. For the first time in their history, the PJs allow camera crews to cover their missions in Afghanistan. Inside Combat Rescue is the story of the lives of these elite airmen.
Did the United States win or lose the Vietnam War? We are taught that it was a resounding loss for America, one that proves that intervening in the affairs of other nations is usually misguided. The truth is that our military won the war, but our politicians lost it. The Communists in North Vietnam actually signed a peace treaty, effectively surrendering. But the U.S. Congress didn’t hold up its end of the bargain. In just five minutes, learn the truth about who really lost the Vietnam War.
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