‘His Horse Was Named Death’

Ten years after the invasion of Iraq, Tim McLaughlin’s remarkable diary of the war reveals a personal, untold history of America’s fraught adventure in the Middle East.

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The letter he wrote to an injured soldier’s parents was, well, you’ll have to read it yourself. The quote is <loosely> from Johnny Cash’s The Man Comes Around and the book of Revelations.

Click for the Foreign Policy piece: Iraq War Diaries.

A10s refueled by KC 135 Stratotanker

You may have seen mid-air refueling before and admired thepilots that fly up to the KC-135, but check out who and how gets the job done on the KC-135.

Video by Staff Sgt. Robert Barne| 124th Fighter Wing
190th Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II’s performing air to air refueling from a KC-135