As we continue to receive new JTF Candidates, our Training begins to go into afterburner. With the anticipation of AGM-65, and AGM-88 procedures coming this week, not to mention the new A-10C(2) pending release this week as well, the entire JTF is a buzz with excitement and anticipation.
The word must have gotten out, because we are seeing a nice wave of new recruits and bolstering our numbers.
As we continue to prep for our deployment, server missions have been updated to allow for better training and training environment.
We have received our Oporder and the team is finishing prep work for our long flight into theater.
The westernization of the Peninsula of Oman and other GCC's in the area have lead to an extreme response from Iran.
Since the CVN-73 USS Washington has been rendered essentially defeated, CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt, CSG-3, along with Joint Task Force 501 have been instructed to prepare for immediate deployment as of 9/1/2020. It appears the the UN is helping out some, French Air Force and European ground units have been dispatched to the area. Unfortunately there is only a small area in which we can consider "secured". More to come in the upcoming days!