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Oct. 24, 2016
Carter Meets with UAE Crown Prince
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates met in Abu Dhabi to discuss a range of regional issues.
Carter, Inherent Resolve Commander Brief Operations in Iraq, Syria
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Army Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, updated reporters on operations in Iraq and Syria during a news conference in Irbil, Iraq.
Face of Defense: Airman Shoots for Spot on All-Air Force Hoops Team
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. —
Air Force Airman 1st Class Daryl Parker Jr., an offensive duty technician with the 608th Air Operations Center, is one of 29 airmen competing for a spot on the All-Air Force Men’s Basketball Team.
Coalition Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Iraq, Syria
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Oct. 23, 2016
Carter Meets With Iraqi Prime Minister, Addresses Troops in Baghdad
Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad and spoke with troops there about the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and the ongoing military campaign to retake the city of Mosul.
Military Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Iraq, Syria
Oct. 22, 2016
Advanced Space Surveillance Telescope Has Critical Military Applications
The most sophisticated space surveillance telescope ever developed is ready to begin tracking thousands of space objects as small as a softball.
Oil Fires Burn South of Mosul
Combined Joint Task Force – Inherent Resolve is assessing the potential risk to personnel at Camp Swift and Qayyarah West Airfield, located about 50 miles south of Mosul, as a result of nearby burning oil wells and a sulfur plant fire.
Air Force Engineers Repair Runway in Iraq
Engineers with the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group arrived in northern Iraq to conduct a reconnaissance mission for what would become a historic undertaking.
Coalition Strikes Continue to Hit ISIL Terrorists in Iraq, Syria