LastDayWatchers here is some INFO ON TAP
US boots on the ground ?
“The problem, is that once you get American boots on the ground… one of those guys gets captured and beheaded on national TV.”
Noted one US pilot, also warned that air strikes were being compromised as a result.
ISIL operator of Chinese-manufactured FeiNu-6 MANPADS, claimed fired in shootdown of IqAAC Bell IA-407 armed scout helicopter. dated 08OCT14 near Beiji, Saladin Province.
Delivered through Turkey but then obtained by al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front, then passed to ISIL.
ISIL publicity photos (sequence right to left) depicting FeiNu-6 missile closing and scoring hit on IqAAC Bell IA-407 armed scout helicopter crashes to ground, aircrew KIA.
Man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS)
It appeared that drought-plagued North Texas was looking at wetter, better times ahead, then September arrived
Hot and bone-dry, setting a new record at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with just 0.08 of an inch of rain, Lake Ray Hubbard, reached their lowest levels ever, moisture was so low that Tarrant County went under an outdoor burn ban, the first since January 2013.
Water levels at key reservoirs dipped lower and lower
Indonesia and Japan have both been hit with a deadly volcano eruption in both nations, which has left dozens dead, many missing, and still others in harms way as hundreds of people flee for safety.