The assessments, conducted over a three week period, will be used to determine how the U.S. can assist the Iraqi Security Forces in combating militant groups inside the country.
The fighter jets are on a limited return to flight status as the investigation continues into the cause of an engine fire.
With his therapy and reintegration process now complete, officials are free to question Bergdahl about the circumstances surrounding his disappearance.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was held by the Taliban for five years and was released in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Obama phoned Abdullah urging the candidate to maintain calm among his supporters while the allegations of fraud are investigated.
As ISIL advances in the north, the Defense Secretary assured reporters that U.S. troops are in Iraq to assess the situation and will not be engaging in combat operations.
Chuck Hagel’s Wikipedia page was changed on Wednesday showing that Tim Howard has replaced Hagel as the U.S. secretary of defense
The United States, Russia and Iran all have stakes in Iraq.
Press Secretary Adm. John Kirby is “”confident that the legal protections that are needed will be in place” to ensure troops will fall under U.S. military jurisdiction while in Iraq.