As a fierce battle rages between Kurds and the Islamic State in the Syrian town of Kobane, the fight has another front, aimed at U.S. Central Command headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald will be making several stops in the area next week, according to a spokeswoman for the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital.
Standing outside the gates of MacDill Air Force Base, where he just met with the man ordering airstrikes against jihadi groups in Syria and Iraq, Sen. Bill Nelson said while those plans have been successful so far, the American public must prepare fo...
Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will visit the VA’s St. Petersburg Regional Office on Wednesday, according to the president of the union representing workers there.
Sen. Bill Nelson, an early proponent of using force in Syria against the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State, will receive a briefing on operations from U.S. Central Command today, according to his office.
BEIRUT — U.S. fighter jets and bombers expanded their aerial campaign against Islamic State targets Wednesday, striking the militants in both Syria and Iraq even as the extremists pressed their offensive in Kurdish areas within sight of the Tu...
A “suspicious” substance mailed to the C.W. Bill Young V.A. Medical Center at Bay Pines led to a partial evacuation and decontamination of several employees Wednesday, officials said.
Army Gen. Lloyd Austin III, the commander of U.S. Central Command, made the call Monday morning to order airstrikes against jihadi targets in Syria and has the authority to order more, according to the Pentagon.
Noor Shakfeh says that while it is difficult to watch bombs hit the country where 90 percent of her family lives, she is glad that the U.S. and Arab allies are attacking the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State in Syria.
U.S. Central Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, runs many international military exercises around the globe that plan for a host of contingencies. But officials assigned to the command spent the past few days dealing with something tha...