Skip to comments.Aircraft sent to Italy for possible Libya evacuation
Posted on 05/21/2014 5:17:09 AM PDT by pabianice
A Marine crisis-response team has deployed additional aircraft to Sicily as it awaits orders for a possible evacuation of American officials in Libya.
Seven Ospreys and three KC-130s from an air base in Spain have been positioned at U.S. Naval Air Station Sigonella, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters Tuesday. Another Osprey would soon be arriving, the Pentagon said.
About 180 Marines and sailors with the team were moved last week with six aircraft from Morón Air Base in Spain; there are now 250 Marines there. The move was in response to growing concerns over militia battles in northern Libya and their proximity to Americans at the embassy in Tripoli. Several countries, including Saudi Arabia and Algeria, have already closed their diplomatic missions in Tripoli.
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That explains all that hardware on the flight line!
Celebrating one of Hillary’s successes, no doubt.
Do not worry, GM is alive and Bib Laden is dead.
and there they will stay because campaigning is far too important to be disrupted by such meaningless things as American lives. Does anyone know if he is scheduled to make another trip to Vegas?
Look the other way everyone, we now have another admitted scandal going on and combined with this possible action is all meant to distract from Trey Gowdy and the select committee which is supposed to get started this week from what I remember, actually it is today.
Geez, imagine that?
Arab Spring has sprung.
They’re gonna be ready for 9-11 THIS TIME, by gar!
Operation “Save Hillary.”