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  • Large US Marine Force Lands In Aqaba to Deploy On Jordanian-Syrian Border

    06/05/2013 4:55:05 PM PDT · by drewh · 73 replies
    Debka ^ | June 5, 2013, 8:06 (IDT)
    A large American military force disembarked Tuesday, June 4, at the southern Jordanian port of Aqaba - ready for deployment on the kingdom’s Syrian border, Exclusive military sources report. The force made its way north along the Aqaba-Jerash-Ajilon mountain road bisecting Jordan from south to north, under heavy Jordanian military escort. Our sources disclose that this American force numbers 1,000 troops, the largest to land in Jordan since the Syrian civil war erupted in March 2012. They are members of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Force carried aboard the USS Kearsage amphibious assault ship, which has been anchored off neighboring Israeli...
  • Military Officials Debating Potential Return Dates for USS Theodore Roosevelt

    04/27/2003 2:02:41 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 15 replies · 1,105+ views
    wavy dot com ^ | 4-27-03 | staff
    A decision could soon be on the way for thousands of sailors in the USS Theodore Roosevelt Battle Group.Their return boils down to one question being debated at the highest levels of the military. The answer could mean an early homecoming...or four additional months at sea.WAVY News 10's Military Reporter Patty Culhane has learned there are two dates being debated right now. One brings the Theodore Roosevelt home in early June, which would be the news family members having been hoping to hear.The other - what the crew has been considering the "worst case" scenario - calls for the carrier...