Since we’re planning to run Friday, Saturday, and Sunday I think it’s best to use today as a rest day. If you want to go to the gym and lift weights, that’s fine (just don’t overdo it on the legs).
Colonel Yarbrough asked President Kennedy for permission for Special Forces soldiers to wear the distinctive green beret, which had been previously unauthorized.
On June 7th 2006, Delta Force operators participated in the capture of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said in a few days, there will be an announcement that the "liberation" of the city of Mosul has been achieved from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL - also known as ISIS). Abadi spoke to the media on Thursday, and his statements were carried by Baghdad-based Sumaria TV. "It's a matter of a few days and we will announce the total liberation of Mosul," Abadi said. The announcement came as Iraqi forces were continuing the fight against ISIL fighters in their last stronghold in western Mosul, the city's old town. The armed group has lost much of their territory over the last three years, and Mosul is their last urban bastion in Iraq. The group's fighters are expected to make their last stand in the Old City - a densely populated quarter with narrow, winding alleys. Up to 150,000 civilians are believed to be trapped in there, where conditions have been described by the UN as desperate. The fight for Mosul has now lasted for more than eight months. On Wednesday, ISIL fighters blew up Nuri mosque as Iraqi forces advanced on the ancient religious compound in the embattled northern MORE »