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US Sends F-16s to Turkish Air Base for Anti-IS Efforts

The US mission to NATO said it has deployed F-16 fighter jets to a Turkish air field, as coalition airstrikes continue against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Ankara opened the Incirlik Air Base to the anti-Islamic State combat efforts last month, while at the same time beginning its own air campaign against Islamic State as well as the Kurdish separatist group, PKK. The six F-16s were dispatched from Aviano Air Base in Italy, along with 300 personnel, according to a...

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