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RUNNING OUT OF TOMAHAWKS?

Congressional Leaders Sound Warning
By Harold Hutchison

Senior leaders on national security issues on Capitol Hill are sounding the alarm of a potential shortage of Tomahawk cruise missiles, just as the system is once again proving its worth during strikes on the Islamic State. The system has been hit with funding cuts by the Obama Administration

DID THE AIR STRIKES TAKE OUT A BIG FISH?

Al-Qaeda Member’s Tweet Says Leader of Khorasan Group Whacked
By SOF

The Khorasan Group may be looking for a new leader. If true, this could be a huge blow against the shadowy al-Qaeda spinoff that has set up shop in Syria.

RAF TORNADOS TARGET ISIS

United Kingdom Joins Coalition
By SOF

TARGETING THE MONEYMAKERS

Attack Goes After ISIS-Held Refineries
By SOF

A second round of air strikes yesterday against ISIS-related targets in Iraq and Syria targeted assets used by the terrorist group to raise funds. The strikes yesterday followed ones aimed at the terrorist group earlier this week.

THE RAPTOR MAKES ITS DEBUT

Sees Combat For First Time Over Syria
By SOF

The F-22 Raptor made its combat debut over Syria during the air strikes yesterday. The F-22s helped carry out the strikes against multiple targets tied to two terrorist groups in the region.

WARTHOGS TO FIGHT ISIS

Air National Guard Unit En Route to Iraq
By SOF

A dozen A-10 Thunderbolt II close-air support aircraft are being deployed to Iraq to fight the Islamic State. This marks an escalation in the commitment of forces to combat the terrorist group, which beheaded two American citizens and a British subject in recent weeks.

UNITED STATES HITS ISIS HARD!

Major Strikes Hit Targets in Syria
By SOF

In a series of strikes across Syria, the United States hit targets tied to the Islamic State and another, shadowy terrorist group. The strikes came hours after the Islamic State issued new threats.

CHARLIE COMPANY TO TALIBAN: DENIED!!!

U.S. Marines and Sailors with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, conduct multiple security patrols in the area of Haji Tahir Estates, Helmand province, Afghanistan, from 9 to 13 September, 2014. Patrols are conducted to disrupt enemy operations against Bastion-Leatherneck complex.

NEW THREATS FROM ISIS

France, United States Targeted
By SOF

The Islamic State, recently hit by airstrikes by both the United States and France, has now called for attacks to be carried out against those countries. The calls come after Congress approved a program to arm and assist Syrian opposition forces.

According to multiple reports, the threats from the Islamic State were made in a recording made by a spokesman for the terrorist group, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani. In the statement, al-Adnani told followers of the group to “kill a disbelieving American or European -- especially the spiteful and filthy French -- or an Australian, or a Canadian or any other disbeliever ... including the citizens of the countries that entered into a coalition against the Islamic State, then rely upon Allah, and kill him.”

ISIS THREATENS TROOPS IN UNITED STATES

Sends Call to American “Lone Wolves”
By SOF

The terrorist group known as the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has called for attack on American troops within in the United States. The call comes as France carried out an air strike against a supply depot held by the terrorist group.

French Rafale fighter.
(U.S. Navy photo)

Al QAIDA JOINS THE PIRACY CLUB , HIJACKS A PAKISTANI SHIP, U.S. Navy On Alert

Claims Frigate Was Seized
By SOF

Al-Qaeda’s new South Asia affiliate claimed to have hijacked a Pakistani warship, and to have used it in an attempted attack on American ships. The attack, which took place on 6 September, reportedly failed.

An American destroyer in the Pacific. Were U.S. ships the target of an al-Qaeda plot?
(U.S. Navy photo)

VIETNAM VETS HONORED

Two Receive Long-Delayed Medals of Honor
By SOF

Two Vietnam veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic acts that had been lost in history. The medals were presented on 15 September to Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and surviving family members of Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat.

COVERT BOOTS ON THE GROUND?

Former CIA & NSA Director Says 5,000 Could Go
By SOF

Retired Air Force General Michael Hayden, a former CIA and NSA Director, has said that as many as 5,000 Americans could end up fighting the Islamic State as “boots on the ground.” Hayden’s comments came as he slammed the Obama Administration’s plan for defeating the terrorist group.