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U.S. troops, DoD civilians in Mid East

The Pentagon is employing 5,508 contractors in Iraq and Syria — 2,869 of whom are U.S. citizens, 760 of whom are locals and 109 are third country nationals — according to a quarterly report released in April.   In January, there … Continue reading

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Pick off Bakr al-Baghdadi’s mid-level and senior commanders

  “And I’ll also tell you this. With — you know, as far as al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, and his henchmen, you know, his senior commanders to facilitate what’s going on, I look at it out here like a … Continue reading

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Government contractors to fly older Predator drones on as many as 10 flights a day

Government contractors will be hired to fly older Predator drones on as many as 10 flights a day, none of them strike missions. Air Force crews fly 60 Predator and Reaper combat air patrols, where one CAP means keeping one … Continue reading

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