2018 in Review for the United States
2018 was one helluva year for everyone, and the United States was no exception.
Here's some of the top military / tactical events that happened over the course of the past 12 months.
President Trump Decided to Withdraw from Iran Nuclear Deal
Keeping his longtime campaign promise, President Trump decided to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
He claimed that there was Israeli intelligence proving Iran was not in compliance with the agreement.
He cites the reasoning behind his withdraw was that staying in the deal would allow the Iranian regime to amass nuclear weapons.
We Lost an American War Hero, John McCain
Senator and legendary war hero John McCain was laid to rest in August.
He will be remembered for many things, but above all, for how much he loved this great nation.
We Came Together as a Nation and Survived Hurricane Michael
Michael was one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever make landfall in the United States.
At one point, the storm was responsible for power outages for more than 687,000 homes and businesses across the South East.
The storm claimed 6 brave lives.
The 2018 California Wildfires
This past wildfire season was the most destructive and deadly wildfire season on record in California.
In total, there were 8,527 fires burning an area of 1,893,913 acres, the largest amount of burned acreage recorded.
At the end of the disaster, there were 18,000 structures destroyed and at least 86 people killed.
We Lost Another Hero, George Bush Sr.
The 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, passed away.
He believed in the purpose and potential of the greatest country on Earth.
He lived longer than any other US President in history, making it to a ripe ol' 94.
When inaugurated, he was quoted saying, "I see history as a book with many pages, and each day we fill a page with acts of hopefulness and meaning."
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Here's to a 2019 full of exponential growth and possibility!
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