Dillon Hillier is a former corporal in the Canadian light infantry, and also a total badass. Back in November, Hillier hopped on a plane and headed for Syria where he joined Kurdish Peshmerga in the battle for Kobane against Islamic State militants. Fighting through rubble-strewn streets in the ruins of the city, combat there has been so brutal and bloody that it has been compared to the battle for Stalingrad during World War II.
Hillier is not the only Canadian veteran who has taken matters into his own hands regarding ISIS. After his decision to fight alongside Kurdish forces, a group of salty combat veterans founded the 1st North American Expeditionary Force with the express purpose of following his lead.
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.
Soldiers, family and community gathered in Morehead City to render honors and witness the transfer and memorial of U.S. Army Sgt James Slape Nov. 9-11, 2018. Slape will hold a temporary resting place in Morehead City before ultimately moving to Arlington Cemetery. Slape supported Operations Resolute Support and Freedom Sentinel in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt Leticia Samuels, North Carolina National Guard)
An ISIS suicide bomber killed four Americans in Manbij, Syria, on Wednesday.