The coalition described its action which if confirmed could represent the largest number of pro regime casualties inflicted by the US led coalition as carried out in “self defense.”Syrian state news agency SANA described the action as an “aggression” by the coalition against “popular forces” who were fighting ISIS and the US backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The attack had left “scores of persons dead and others injured” and caused “huge damage” to the area, SANA added.According to a coalition statement, its strikes were carried out after forces allied with Syrian President Bashar al Assad “initiated an unprovoked attack” against a well established Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters where coalition advisers were working with US backed Syrian fighters.Some 500 pro regime troops carried out the attack using artillery, mortar fire and Russian made tanks “in what appears to be a coordinated attack on Syrian Democratic Forces,” US Army Col. Thomas Veale, a spokesman for the US led coalition told CNN.Veale said that about “20 to 30 artillery and tank rounds landed within 500 meters” of the Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters before the US backed fighters and coalition forces “targeted the aggressors with a combination of air and artillery strikes.”The US strikes were carried out by manned and unmanned aircraft as well as a US High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), two US military officials told CNN.US F 22 stealth jets, F 15 fighters, and MQ 9 drones were involved in the counterattack according to US Air Forces Central Command.”Along with ground based fire support, these aircraft released multiple precision fire munitions and conducted strafing runs against the aggressor force, stopping their advance and destroying multiple artillery pieces and tanks,” Lt.
WBIR Things have changed a bit since the Vols coaching search began. Some coaches have taken other jobs or accepted raises at their current schools. Oh. Carl Gibson begins: “Imagine you helped prepare a great feast with 99 other people one of them is morbidly obese, the rest are frail and anorexic. Now imagine the morbidly obese man lining up first, piling almost all the food onto his own plate, and leaving nothing but scraps for you and the rest of the dinner party. If he said you should eat less, would that justify his greed?”.
“We (cap) it at 10 players per team,” LaPolla said. “Five will go out on offense and then five will go out on defense. There’s no mandatory rule about equal playing time, but we encourage our coaches to play each player equally, and each skill set, no matter how skilled they are, gets the chance to run the ball, catch the ball and throw the ball.