Air show to bring thrills to South Padre Island’s skies
Jets will soon be screaming and soaring about South Padre Island’s shoreline. This summer, the Roar by the Shore Air Show and Space Expo will be launching free air shows from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 27 and 28. The event is centered on the beachfront at Beach Resort by Holiday Inn, organizers said. “Headlining this year’s inaugural event is the USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Team who will be accompanied by the US Navy West Coast Rhino Demo Team from VFA-122 – the ‘Flying Eagles’ in the F/A – 18E Super Hornet,” organizers told the Coastal Current. For more information, visit www.sopadre.com.myrgv.com
Pentagon officially releases UFO videos
The Pentagon has officially released three short videos showing "unidentified aerial phenomena" that had previously been released by a private company. The videos show what appear to be unidentified flying objects rapidly moving while recorded by infrared cameras. Two of the videos contain service members reacting in awe at how quickly the objects are moving. In 2017, one of the pilots who saw one of the unidentified objects in 2004 told CNN that it moved in ways he couldn't explain. Reid tweeted Monday that he was "glad" the Pentagon officially released the videos, but that "it only scratches the surface of research and materials available.
Trump says he won’t allow Navy to punish SEAL who posed with dead body
"The Navy will NOT be taking away Warfighter and Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher's Trident Pin. Defense officials have previously told CNN that the Pentagon does not necessarily view tweets as orders and it is unclear if an official order has been received at this time. Asked about Trump's tweet, Parlatore told CNN "obviously we're very grateful for it." Parlatore told CNN that Trump's decision to restore Gallagher's rank meant that any additional punishments -- such as the review board -- were going against the President's intent. Nate Christensen, told CNN that Gilday "supports his commanders in executing their roles, to include Rear Adm.