An inquiry into the September 4, 2006 death of a Canadian
soldier in southern Afghanistan has determined the pilot of a US
Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt was "solely responsible" for what the
board called a "preventable" error.
Air Force Chief of Staff General T. Michael Moseley is
accelerating delivery of the Defense Department's December 2009
goal of 21 daily MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle combat air
patrols, or CAPs, by one year.