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May 29, 2016
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
May 28, 2016
Inherent Resolve Strikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Pentagon Embraces Survivors at TAPS Event
Defense Secretary Ash Carter threw open the doors of the Pentagon to more than 350 members of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, commonly known as TAPS.
May 27, 2016
Carter to Travel to Singapore for Asia Security Summit
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Singapore to lead the U.S. delegation and deliver a keynote address at the 15th Asia Security Summit at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue.
Fallujah’s Liberation From ISIL Control Progressing, Official Says
Iraqi security forces operations backed by the U.S.-led coalition are progressing toward liberating the key Iraqi city of Fallujah from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant control and killed the city’s ISIL commander, Army Col. Steve Warren said.
Naval Academy Graduates to Face Evolving Global Challenges, Carter Says
The 2016 graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy are facing a world of complex, evolving challenges where their leadership and decision-making will be crucial, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
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 yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
U.S. A-10s, Tankers Fly Syria Missions 24/7 From Incirlik
Air Force Col. Sean McCarthy, 447th Air Expeditionary Group commander, told reporters at Incirlik Air Base in Southeastern Turkey that avoiding collateral damage is the number one concern in the strike vetting process.
Enlisted Leaders Meet at Pacific Land Forces Forum
Senior enlisted advisors from various Indo-Asia-Pacific region militaries participated in the second annual senior enlisted leaders forum held in Honolulu May 24 in conjunction with the fourth annual Land Power in the Pacific Symposium, known as LANPAC.
Pacific Land Forces Symposium Wraps Up in Hawaii
After three days of collaborative panel discussions on peace, stability and mutual security, along with multiple displays of leading-edge technology, the fourth annual Land Forces Pacific Symposium and Exhibition came to a close in Honolulu.