Australian wildfires

Fallen firefighter, DeMorgan, remembered at Hurlburt

Fallen firefighter, DeMorgan, remembered at Hurlburt

Fallen Spooky airman remembered with Hurlburt memorial By Bridget Donovan 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Hurlburt Field – Hundreds of Air Commandos, family and friends gathered to commemorate a fallen teammate, husband, father, brother, son and friend during a memorial service, Jan. 31, on Hurlburt Field. The service honored the life of U.S. Air […]

Local veteran killed fighting Australian fires

Local veteran killed fighting Australian fires

As fires burn millions of acres and thousands of homes half a world away, dozens of U.S. citizens have rushed to Australia’s aid. Some have paid with their lives. On Jan. 23, Australian officials confirmed a C-130 Hercules fighting the fire manned by Americans went down in New South Wales, killing three men. Among them […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. IRAN SAYS UKRAINIAN PLANE WAS ON FIRE, TRIED TO TURN BACK Ukraine is considering a missile strike or terrorism as possible theories for the crash of a Ukrainian jetliner, despite Iran’s contention that mechanical failure doomed the flight that killed 176 people. 2. STANDOFF OVER IMPEACHMENT TRIAL DEEPENS While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. IRAN ATTACKS US BASES IN IRAQ WITH MISSILES It was Iran’s most brazen assault on America since the 1979 seizing of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, and Iranian state TV says it was in revenge for the U.S. killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani. 2. HIGH-STAKES DECISION LOOMS FOR TRUMP The president huddled with his […]