ND Alum a Pilot in Fight Against ISIS

Nicki Rossoll | March 23, 2016 

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In an ABC News exclusive, "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz went aboard the USS Harry S. Truman, the Navy’s massive aircraft carrier which is home to more than 5,000 sailors, armed with hundreds of precision guided weapons, and is at the heart of the fight against ISIS.

Two of those pilots, Lt. Cmdr. John Hiltz (call sign "Johnny Kittens") and Lt. Charles Wickware (call sign "Wingnut"), have logged hundreds of combat hours and have more than 800 carrier landings between them.

Their mission is to target an oil pipeline in a remote area of Eastern Syria, an effort aimed to cripple ISIS's financial resources.

Read more here.

 by Daily Domer Staff

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