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Dec. 31, 2015
Guardsmen Battle Floods in Missouri, Elsewhere
ARLINGTON, Va. —
At least 625 National Guard soldiers and airmen are on duty in several states following historic flooding.
Face of Defense: Army Logistics Duo Supply Excellence
JOHNSTON, Iowa —
Officials recognized Army Sgts. 1st Class Harold G. Tackett and Daniel Aguirre for their commitment to providing excellent logistics service to customers in Iowa.
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists 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.
Dec. 30, 2015
Face of Defense: Marine Employee’s Path Leads Him Back to Birthplace
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. —
Marine Corps veteran Kevin Scott now works as a civilian in the same building -- a former military hospital -- in which he was born.
Coalition Strikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Dec. 29, 2015
Iraqi Flag Waves Over Ramadi; Security Forces Control Key City
Iraq raised its national flag over the provincial government center in downtown Ramadi yesterday, following the “considerable success” of Iraqi forces in recapturing the key city from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant control, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren said.
Coalition Killed 10 Senior ISIL Leaders in December
A high-value Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant leader killed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes Dec. 24 was just one of 10 ISIL leaders targeted and killed so far this month, the operation spokesman said.
Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Face of Defense: Deployed Doctor Quarterbacks Medical Team
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan —
Former U.S. Air Force Academy football team quarterback Dr. (Maj.) Cale Bonds, now the orthopedic surgeon at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, continues to call the plays when he and members of his medical team are striving to save a limb or a life.
Dec. 28, 2015
Iraqi Forces Reach Strategic Milestone in Fight For Ramadi
Defense Secretary Ash Carter congratulated Iraq’s prime minister after Iraqi forces succeeded in retaking the government center in Ramadi from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.