According to the Pentagon, the first U.S. air-to-air engagement since 1999 took place in June of 2017 only after Syrian loyalist forces attacked U.S. backed Syrian Democratic Forces in the village of Ja’Din, southwest of Raqqa.  After a SU-22 dropped bombs near the Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet immediately moved to […]