US National Guard sends 12 F-15 interceptor Jets to Europe

Florida Air Guard is to deploy 12 F-15C jets and about 200 airmen to Europe as part of Washington’s military build-up, which it claims is necessary to protect European NATO members from ‘Russian aggression.’ The fighters and troops from the 125th Fighter Wing of the Florida Air National Guard are to go to Europe in mid-April, the US Air Forces in Europe reported this week. The F-15C Eagles are equipped with advanced air-to-air radar and sniper targeting equipment that allows visual tracking a...
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UN marks Int’l Day of UN peacekeepers

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday led the world body in honoring peacekeepers who died in UN peacekeeping operations worldwide, while saluting those who are serving their mandates in the world's most dangerous places. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a ceremony awarding the Dag Hammarskjold Medal posthumously to the peacekeepers who lost their lives last year, on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, at the United Nations headquarter...
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