On December 16th it was reported - "US military says pulls 12 fighter jets from base in Turkey"
Pay attention to the time frame, please.
|US Defence Secretary Ash Carter- Addressing US troops at Incirlik, December 15/15|
WASHINGTON: The U.S. military said Wednesday it was pulling 12 F-15 Eagles and Strike Eagle fighter jets from Incirlik air base in Turkey after deploying them there last month.
A temporary deployment?A spokesman at the U.S. military's European Command told Reuters the aircraft had completed a temporary deployment.
The date was November 24th/2015. An F15 shot down a Russian Su24 over Syrian territory
Just 23 days ago. Curious, No? Mission accomplished? Possibly!
Stars N Stripes
Some date prior to November 12/2015 the US moved six F-15c's to Incirlik, to guard Turkish airspace from Russian 'violation'
A separate wave of six F-15C aircraft, also from Lakenheath, arrived at Incirlik.
Their main mission is guarding Turkish airspace, which Russian fighters have violated on several occasions, U.S. European Command officials have said previously.Flashback:
- NATO Responds to Russian Attempts to Maintain Syrian Territorial Integrity
- Lavrov: Downing of SU-24 Looks Like a Planned Provocation