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February 13, 2015 Cease-Fire Brings NATO Operation To An End
A brokered cease-fire agreement between the leaders of Russia, the Ukraine, Germany, and France has brought an end to the NATO military operationed named Trident Breach. However, the USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike group remains in the Black Sea to respond to the potential of continued hostilities. VFA-41 pilots who participated in this seven-month campaign have been awarded the ribbon shown.
February 9, 2015 VFA-41 Commanding Officer Reaches Mission Milestone
As the Black Aces remain fully engaged in NATO support of the Ukranian government dubbed Operation Trident Breach, the unit's Commanding Officer, CAPT Hedgehog, has logged his 700th career squadron mission as an F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot. Rumors that he requires a walker at this point to get out to his plane are false, according to him.
February 9, 2015 82nd Airborne Puts Russian Forces Near Kiev On The Run
Under the protective umbrella of US Navy fighter jets, C-5 Galaxy troop transports inserted paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne to intercept and block Russian ground forces pushing toward the Ukranian capital of Kiev. Navy sources reported downing a dozen Russian warplanes while losing none of their own. In typical fashion, President Putin continues to deny that any Russian military forces are within Ukrainian borders. However, Russian delegates to the United Nations have reportedly petitioned for a cease fire in the region.