The Pentagon has announced that the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and its Battle Group is joining the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the USS Ronald Reagan carrier Battle Groups within striking distance of North Korea. UPDATE 1:50 PM EDT -- Ri Yong Pil, Deputy Director, Department of North American affairs, North Korean foreign ministry has now publicly stated US must take “literally”the threat from Foreign Min of “strongest hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific Ocean.”
4 SUBMARINES AND 20 OTHER VESSELS TO JOIN THE PACIFIC GROUPING
In addition, 12 F-35 Stealth aircraft are to be forward deployed to Japan by the first week of November.
A total of 816,393 munitions assets valued at over $95 million dollars were delivered to Andersen Air Force Base between Aug. 21 and Sept. 30, 2017. A 10% boost from existing stock piles. Guam being the largest munitions stock pile in the world.
1000 US military pilots called in from retirement or from stop-loss.
U.S. Air Force preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since 1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea.
U.S. to deploy powerful F-35A stealth fighters to Okinawa’s Kadena Air Base as North Korean threat grows.
Another indication of severe military action is the CLOSURE of Ft. Campbell, KY to all hunting and fishing. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Very odd for this time of year.