Wresting control of the provincial capital of Anbar province back from the Islamic State won’t be easy.
They have completed the grueling Mountain Phase and will move to the final portion of training Sunday.
Two weeks after the attack, the U.S. government is still grappling with what to call it.
‘This incident and the ongoing threat underscore the need for DoD to revise its force protection,’ Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said.
The military makes that the locations in the world most prone to instability and bloodshed also are the ones where climate change has the greatest impact.
By many accounts, insurgent corpses remained in the streets of Fallujah for weeks.
At least three military lawyers who worked at the base in recent years have died.
Turkey and the United States have reached an agreement that calls for a de facto “safe zone” along the Turkey-Syria border.
The anthrax was supposed to be killed by gamma radiation, but slipped through testing without being detected.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, 26, wounded in Thursday’s attack, died early Saturday morning.