Posted on Blog 12/15/2018: Evening Edition

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1…………> Today’s White House Tweets: President Trump

11 hours ago


.2…………> On A Mission Of Peace: US Navy


ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 14, 2018)  USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) sail information. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting integrated operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor D. Loessin (Released) 181214-N-YW238-1463




3…………> US/Israel Friendship: Mr.Xi’s “Monkey Wrench”



” The US Navy said it might halt operations in Haifa once a Chinese firm takes over the port in 2021, following an agreement with Israel’s national security cabinet”, as retired Admiral Gary Roughead, ex-chief of US naval operations, warned that a “Chinese-run seaport in the bay could force the navy to dock its warships elsewhere. ” 

“The Chinese port operators will be able to monitor US ship movements closely, be aware of maintenance activity and could have access to equipment moving to and from repair sites and interact freely with our crews over protracted periods,” Roughead said during a conference last month at the University of Haifa.

“Our US Navy ships frequently visit Haifa, Israel, for both US-Israel bilateral military activity and port calls,” Commander Kyle Raines told the Post when asked whether China’s coming presence might affect fleet operations in the Mediterranean port.

“For now, there are no changes to our operations in Israel”.

Haifa, the largest port city in Israel, has regularly hosted US-Israeli naval drills and American ships. A senior IDF officer confirmed that the review of the deal was approved by Israel Katz, who was serving as transportation minister at the time and has remained in the position since A representative of the US Sixth Fleet said that the partnership with Israel remains “steadfast.”



4…………> A Week In US Air Force: Photo Gallery



A KC-135 Stratotanker disconnects from a C-17 Globemaster III after completing the refueling mission on Dec. 8, over Tampa, Fla. A refueling mission was done to showcase the 927th Air Refueling Wing’s mission to civilian employers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexis Suarez)




5…………> A Message Of Peace


Leave the madness behind and listen to the music of eternal peace and hope, Christus Vincit circa 1982.


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