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U.S. Harry S. Truman Aircraft Carrier Starts Carying Out Sorties Over Syria From Mediterranean: US Navy

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U.S. Harry S. Truman Aircraft Carrier Starts Carying Out Sorties Over Syria From Mediterranean: US Navy

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kaysee Lohmann/Released)

On May 3, the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) started air operations in support of the US-led coalition’s military operation in Syria and Iraq, the US Navy said in a statement on May 5.

“Our flight operations in support of OIR demonstrate the continued commitment of the U.S. and regional partner nations to eliminating the terrorist group ISIS, and the threat it poses to the international community,” Commander, HSTCSG, Rear Adm. Gene Black said.

The HSTCG is currently deployed in eastern Mediterranean. According to the US Navy’s statement, aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1’s strike fighter squadrons conducted sorties over Syria. However, it is not clear if these aircraft have carried out strikes on any targets in the country.

The US Navy provides the following info about the carrier strike group deployed in the Mediterranean:

“Deployed assets comprising the HSTCSG are the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75); the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60); the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), USS Farragut (DDG 99), USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), and USS Bulkeley (DDG 84); along with the embarked staffs of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8, CVW-1 and Destroyer Squadron 28.

Embarked CVW-1 squadrons include Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11; VFA-81; VFA-136; VFA-211; Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137; Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 126; Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 72; Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 11; and detachments from HSM-48 and Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40.”

The HSTCG is attached to the US 6th fleet, which along with the 5th fleet is participating in operations against targets in Syria and Iraq.

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  • frankly

    For the love of God don’t do anything stupid!

    • Mitch8888

      During dry times, the brown snakes come into our houses looking for water.
      One bite is certain death.
      We protect our children and encourage the snakes to leave.
      Then we make a puddle for them away from the house and keep it replenished.
      Brown snakes do not live just to bite people – they would rather not.
      Same with Americans.
      After the children are protected, and the fear subsides.
      We will make a puddle for them and they will be gone in time.
      It does help to encourage them to the door with a gentle broomstick.
      Why are Americans snakes?
      Who knows. Who cares?
      They just are. For them, their precious water is some kind of public sexual masturbation.
      Their president represents them perfectly.
      Their puddle is probably some kind of self-legitimized orgy measured by excess.
      Let them have it?
      Better: help them have it?

      • frankly

        Sometimes it comes to mind when some criticism of another comes out of me very strongly, that maybe if I grew up in the same environment that I would be even worse than that person. The psychopath is our true enemy no matter what flag they fly. Not sure what sort of punishment or controls befit one so afflicted but as a minimum they should not be running every single important institution on the face of the planet.

        • Ace

          Well said. They look normal but are completely indifferent to the wishes of the voters. Western representative governments are a joke. No, they are a mortal danger to their people being fanatically committed to importing millions of primitives to destroy everything. Third world here we come.

        • Mitch8888

          +frankly. Amen to that. You get it.
          I struggle to understand the role of the cluster-B (BPD, NPD, ASPD .. psychopaths – typified by lack of empathy and difficulty with parasympathetic endocrine engagement).
          I assume there is some obscure Darwinian switch that contains a species for the sake of the others … but that’s just conjecture.
          Social modalities are also a bit obscure:
          When you eliminate all the alpha males from a baboon-troop, they become matriarchal – and start being nice to each-other (See Sapolsky).

          • frankly

            Having read that between 5-7% of the population is afflicted, the only reason this condition is not addressed as a serious threat to life and limb is that Psychopaths control the system and they do not want it to change.

      • hamster

        Mitch, I think you’re a piece of shit.

        • v76

          Dont be so butt hurt kid, meriak along with isisrael in the bottom of the pit… you offended? too bad.

          • hamster

            I’m offended by your shit grammar more than the content of whatever it is that some meth smoking piece of shit named “mitch8888” has to say in his incoherent drivel about “brown snakes” or something.

          • sonofamalek

            Methheads originated from America you piece of shit.

          • Ace

            The Wehrmacht made meth available to troops. Cornflakes and the bikini originated in America. Thank us.

          • Java Ape Timelord

            Actually the bikini style has been around for over 5000 years. The French designer named the style after Bikini Atoll.
            Why do Americans always claim everything as their own?

          • Ace

            Because we are exceptional. At least, I am.

            Are you saying that the Bikini Atoll is over 5,000 years old?!

          • hamster

            Right, and I imagine “Mitch” is probably one of them. Either that, or he is importing some into his native country. But there is no way you can look at the incoherent babble he just posted and not think he isn’t on some serious drugs.

          • NeoLeo

            No one gives a flying f*ck if some meth smoking piece of shit named “hamster” is offended, butthurt, crying or dying, just because you are too stupid to comprehend more than two words.

          • hamster

            What is there to comprehend in what “v76” said? First he projects some false narrative and attributes it to me (I am now supporting “meriak” and “isisrael”?) and then fails multiple times in inserting a singular present in his sentence structure. Noone was “butthurt” about anything that meth smoking piece of shit Mitch8888 typed, I simply facepalmed at the sheer stupidity of the manner in which he got his point across, making some “story” about brown snakes and trying to pass it off as some kind of wisdom.

        • slayern2

          Terry PenIs/hamster and your other accounts: you cannot think, because you have no brain… you are a pile of diarrhea.. pathetic loser degenerate with zillion accounts.

          • hamster

            this is literally my only account, you must be a delusional little autistic fuckboy living in some shithole country who thinks the internet is out to get him or something. And dont’ tell me what to fucking do. I can do whatever the fuck I want, and there’s not a damn thing you’ll be able to do about it bitch. I can spit on your mother’s piece of shit face at her funeral, right in the fucking casket, and a little runt like you will do nothing but sit on the sidelines and cry like a little bitch.

            “Terry Penis”? What the fuck is “terry penis”? And why would I make multiple accounts? You’re clearly a delusional fucking retard. Mustve gotten your ass smacked around throughout school I am sure.

        • Merijn

          Fuck Off! Terry “Cocksucking” Penis…take your Beaver with you

          • hamster

            Who the fuck is terry cocksucking penis? What the fuck are you even rambling about.

        • Mitch8888

          Thank you for your honesty.

      • JEinCA

        And what makes Aussies any better? Your nation is fruit that fell from the same English tree as the Yanks. Do you really think the elites who run America represent the average American? Do the elites in Canberra represent you and yours? I am an American. Washington does not represent me or my family. I believe in the Republic and the Constitutional Rule of Law not this monstrous Empire.

        • v76

          Spot on, but we will pay the price of our corrupt masters because we don’t have the ball or will to get up off the couch, turn off the idiot box and protest on the streets and demand the heads of these criminals.

        • Terry Pens

          You are not American russian trash

        • Mitch8888

          +JEinCA. Valid comment. Thank you.
          So we must refer to our elites, and not the people who suffer them.
          When I say “Americans” I talk about the projection of America.
          And you can freely talk about the projection of Australia – which is equally as carnal.
          I once stood at the head of an incredibly steep and deep cliff – and had it explained to me how my English ancestors would hunt the natives for sport – and how the natives would rather throw themselves off this cliff to escape them.
          But later I learned that my English/Irish ancestors would rather join the tribes than be English.
          I dunno .. I find truth in poetry. And I thank you for your wisdom.
          Right now, America/Israel wears the robe. Your turn.
          How do we do this?

      • as

        No the USA don’t need the ‘water’ as the brown snake needed them for survival.
        Did simply leaving Afghanistan or Syria would dehydrate USA to death ? I don’t think so.

        • Mitch8888

          +as. Nice distinction. Thank you. The carnal appetites now demonstrated by the US are the same as those demonstrated by all empires through history. The people are not the problem – perhaps it is the appetite of empire?
          The comments to my post are educational in the least – and I am glad I spoke-up.
          You know .. one does not beat the drum simply to beat it. One beats it to hear its voice. It tells you its shape, its “timbre”. Then music can happen – and not before. After music, you know how to make a better drum.

    • as

      Remember USS Liberty.

      • frankly

        Indeed, her mission was to sink with the loss of all hands, of course they didn’t tell the crew. The US was gonna blame Egypt for this dastardly deed and Nuke them. Instead the ship endured attack after attack at great loss of life and injuries, but she ruined the plan by not sinking. Her attackers even shot up all her lifeboats.

        Perhaps the Truman is next to have to give her life so the Empire can start another war. If you don’t know who tried so valiantly to sink the Liberty, look it up. Indeed Remember the USS Liberty!

        • Ace

          “shot up all her lifeboats”

          And the sailors trying to launch them.

          The “nuke Egypt” idea is weak. Egypt wasn’t the most deadly threat to the U.S. (or Israel) on the planet. They were not about to overwhelm Israel, our dearest friend, so no need to nuke them. Besides, America wouldn’t have used a nuke for such an unimportant, peripheral non-threat.

          However, Israel wanted to conceal its intention to seize the Golan Heights, a key part of its war strategy. The Liberty would have understood their communications. Why the Israelis didn’t just tell AIPAC to order Washington to look the other way while they took the Golan I don’t know.

          I’m sure Israel will give back the Golan soon. It’s not like Israel wants to keep expanding and expanding its territory. Right now they just want a buffer zone inside Syria for their Golan Heights buffer zone.

          • frankly

            Carrier launched two aircraft with nukes to attack Egypt according to one story I read. Until reading that understood it as you explained with Golan Heights the issue. Given false flags histories for centuries it is certainly debatable. It is an amazing story no matter how it is twisted.

            The one thing I don’t believe is that it was an accident, everything else is on the table for me. Why shoot up the life boats with or without passengers, that part was also strongly verified by eye witnesses. She was supposed to sink, perhaps those ordered to sink her where like a firing squad who all miss. The world is still made up of a majority of people who have a conscious, it’s just the leadership class has become essentially psychopathic.

          • Ace

            I read Innis’s book many moons ago, as well as some other sources. One indicated that one or two aircraft launched to aid the Liberty but supposedly mere fighters weren’t ready to be launched and the plane(s) that did launch were the ones carrying nukes and thus WERE always ready to go. Higher authority than the captain of the carrier reportedly thought these planes would possibly alarm the Soviets and things might go from bad to worse. The idea of a carrier not having its fighters ready to go at a moment’s notice is hard to swallow. I think Innis says there was a U.S. boomer in the vicinity of the Liberty but for the best of strategic reasons did not interfere.

            I remember too some whisper of Egypt being in the cross hairs somehow but I can’t see that it was painted as some sort of megathreat to Israel. Syria and Iran today are supposed to be mortal threats to the Israel and the U.S., esp. to Israel, allegedly. There’s a clear propaganda buildup underway to make Iran, especially, stand out like a beacon. So I’m not a fan of the Egypt as target theory. Saudi Arabia in recent years has been more of a threat to the entire world than Egypt ever was and we act like it’s no big deal.

            An amazing story indeed. All the more amazing for the fact that Israel was then and is now supposed to be our BFF in the whole world. Israel is our enemy to whom we send billions of dollars every year. The rest is just detail.

            Amen to false flags. Allegations of a FF invariably leave me cold but with the evidence of the White Helmets’ fakery about chemical weapons use in Syria I’m now fully on board with the concept. The complete and total lack of curiosity on the part of the U.S. government on Douma and Khan Sheikhoun is the giveaway on what happened in those places, but that’s another story.

            It most certainly wasn’t an accident. No mistaking an ensign on a clear day with multiple Israeli reconnaissance flights overhead to boot. Israel said they mistook the Liberty for an Egyptian horse transit. It is to laugh. You have to be born yesterday to think that Israel would devote such assets to sinking a minor ship that was zero threat to anything other than a careless dolphin. Ditto for the other story that Israel was after a ship that had been shelling the coast somewhere down toward Egypt. Overkill with the time and assets devoted tells a different story.

            Same with the machine gunning of the lifeboats. Sinking the menacing horse trawler is what neutralizes any “threat” to Israel; killing the crew achieves no military purpose. Killing the crew DOES serve a political purpose if it is in aid of killing ALL crew members who could reveal the truth of Israeli perfidy (sic) and their secret land grab in the Golan Heights.

            There was also Israeli jamming of the Liberty’s radio frequencies. Unless jamming is always an all-frequency affair, jamming those particular frequencies is proof the Israelis knew what U.S. naval frequencies were and targeted them. They thus knew it was a U.S. Navy ship.

          • frankly

            Never even considered carriers as a first launch platform for big nukes, seems extremely dangerous practice for many reasons. Only other point of question in your reply was a boomer being in the vicinity of anything!

            I find it interesting how military will play dumb, oops we made bad, while at the same time paying Hollywood movie producers to portray them as omnipotent and incapable of flaw. I can’t even hear their excuses for 9/11 without wanting to puke. No court martials or at least a forced retirement or two?

            Same with the Israelis, when you look at the fallout from those “errors” it’s pretty obvious things went pretty much to plan! Should have sent a more modern ship probably would have sunk like a rock!

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    George Washington was the true anti-zionist! It is such a shame that today Jews own and run what was once an anti-Zionist anti-Jewish country.
    https://dailystormer.name/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/george-washington-anti-war-quote4.jpg

    • velociraptor
      • James

        Here’s a catchphrase you should hear often, “FAKE NEWS!”

        • velociraptor

          i am corious, wether RARA will understand, why is this picture under him? You did not. :))

          • James

            I can’t understand you.

          • velociraptor

            the zionism was created cca 100 years after G. washingtons death.

          • James

            That’s true. But Zionist behaviour was around before the movement was established, and George Washington was a great opponent.

          • velociraptor

            and this is bullshit

          • James

            I disagree.

      • v76

        lol

      • nshah

        lol..! yeah right..!
        Lincoln is saying it while on a keyboard.. hehehe

    • goingbrokes

      Yes, and from memory the saying continued something like this – we should not love or hate any country too much.
      Wise words.

  • JEinCA

    They should be conducting sorties over the Western Atlantic instead targeting the neocon, neolib Globalist traitors to the Constitution who sent them off in the first place.

  • v76

    Some sink that pos and kill those *ucking merikan terrorists.

  • as

    CSG is unnecessary when they just pound airstrikes to IS 2-3 a week.

    • Ace

      Every other day I think the pilots enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee and a doughnut and then go and fly around over western Syria for a while. I sent the Navy a postcard to tell them that there’s a big ISIS concentration in eastern Syria east of the Euphrates but they must not have gotten it yet.

  • Carol Davidek-Waller

    US regional partners= international terrorists.

  • as

    On a different topics how many combat ready aircraft it carrying ? Their current inventory that is not the F35 have been decaying quietly while the spotlight centers around the F35. The UK are cannibalizing it’s vehicles in example.

    • You can call me Al

      Remember they also have bases in Qatar, Turkey, Israel and I believe KSA and the UAE.

      • as

        Yes but I’m curious about it’s current active CSG group. Air group in the Okinawa in example drawing quite attention to it when their equipment and vehicles breaks down in random place.

        • You can call me Al

          I think it is everywhere – limited maintenance, poor training and sh1t equipment …. gee, wonder what could happen !!!.

          • Ace

            American equipment is very good. Don’t know about poor maintenance or training. I rather doubt it. Discipline problems with a certain minority group (CMG) could be a real problem, though. And God only knows what pregnancy does to operational readiness. Germans have real maintenance problems in their air force and many of their tanks are not operational. Britain’s navy is shrinking into something hardly more than a coast guard force. What to do? What to do?

          • You can call me Al

            Don’t mention the UK to me, the military equipment is an embarrassment to the (my) Country, Germany – agreed, now the US, take your pick, or please search yourselves:

            https://thediplomat.com/2015/02/how-powerful-is-the-us-military/

            https://sputniknews.com/military/201504161020945404/

  • Bru

    From which side do they enter and violate Syrian airspace? ( I guess they invade Syria from the coastal side, very close to the S400).

    • velociraptor

      jordan

    • You can call me Al

      Turkey + Jordon at a guess.

  • Hell Sing

    Continued committment to conduct terrorist acts.

  • nshah

    continued commitment of the U.S. and regional partner nations to eliminating the terrorist group ISIS, and the threat it poses to the international community..!
    Is this supposed to be a joke or what.. Lol..! These fucktard muricunts are fking bunch of jokers..!

    • Terry Pens

      You russi cunts are a bunch of fucking conspiratards

      • Merijn

        He’s my Brother….I am my Brothers Keeper so Fuck Off! Hasbara Troll….

        • Terry Pens

          A fucking conspiracunt fag is what he is

          • Merijn

            And you are a Khazarian-Zionazi-Ashkenazi-Cocksucker that gets an extra tip for swallowing cum…here take a napkin…. to wipe that shit of your face…

          • nshah

            Hahaha..
            yeah.. they’ve been doing that sucking for decades.
            How’s everything bro..? tx a bunch..

          • Merijn

            My Pleasure Bro… I’m in the Hasbara-Huntin’ Business these days.. Selling their Pelts on the Black Market… 💵💰😂👍🏼

          • nshah

            Hasbara hunting.. Yes, I can see that bro.. and ur damn good with.. if only I can do the same.. hehehe
            No worries, you have our supports.. Let’s crunched those Hasbaras bastards..
            Not sure if that Blonde idiot is one of them too..! To me anyone smearing other people’s faith is one of the talmudic cult..!

          • nshah

            FU.. We don’t have faggot over here as yours which is proven..! Just go & get that cert with ur lover boy… you fucking muricunts..!

      • nshah

        Yeah fk you T. Penis..! The highest achivement you muricunts had was same gender marriage plus a legal certificate.. lol.. Just get the fk out here faggot..!

        • Terry Pens

          LoL rage cunt

    • Ace

      Not quite. The American elite are a bunch of vicious, lying, murderous, treasonous people whose parents were not married to each other.