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Jan. 18, 2018

Airmen Operate ‘Flying Ambulances’ for Evacuation Missions

The 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron is one of only two aeromedical evacuation squadrons in the U.S. Central Command area of operations available to remove wounded warriors from the battlefield and ensure they get the medical care they need.

Dec. 28, 2017

‘Alligator Dagger’ Exercise Features Franco-American Partnership

The French navy amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre with embarked U.S. Marines and sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, and the expeditionary mobile base ship USS Lewis B. Puller rehearsed amphibious and combat sustainment operations near Djibouti during Exercise Alligator Dagger.

Dec. 20, 2017

Centcom Officials Provide Update on Recent Counterterrorism Strikes in Yemen

U.S. Central Command officials announced that U.S. forces have conducted multiple ground operations and more than 120 strikes this year to remove key leaders and disrupt the ability of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and ISIS-Yemen to export terror worldwide.

Nov. 24, 2017

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Nov. 3, 2017

Face of Defense: Avionics Technician's Innovations Save Time, Money

Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Caruso realized there was a much better way to test the functionality of a sniper pod and the electrical systems of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, so he pioneered a new way to detect problems and troubleshoot those systems. Caruso's ideas have generated aircraft with fewer delays and delivered greater combat airpower in Afghanistan.

Oct. 17, 2017

OIR Spokesman: ISIS Faces Devastating Defeat on 3rd Anniversary of Operations

On the third anniversary of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve's establishment, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is on the verge of a devastating defeat in Raqqa, Syria, a task force spokesman said.

Oct. 12, 2017

ISIS Getting Desperate, Pentagon Official Says

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is under assault by an increasingly capable government force in Iraq and a cohesive and deadly coalition-partner force in Syria, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said at a news briefing.

Oct. 12, 2017

OIR General: Will to Drive ISIS Evil Out Grows Every Day in Iraq

Since the start of efforts to wrest back Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Iraqi security forces have accelerated the fight against ISIS and the will to drive out ISIS evil grows daily, the Operation Inherent Resolve ground forces commander said.

Oct. 4, 2017

Air Force Team Fuels Aerial Defeat-ISIS Fight

The service members of the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron help project combat power by providing agile, effective air refueling in line with the objectives of the Combined Forces Air Component Command and Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component.

Oct. 4, 2017

DoD Official: Military Effort is One Part of Defeat ISIS Campaign

A Defense Department official told a House Armed Services subcommittee that the end of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is in sight, but the military effort is only one part of the coalition campaign to defeat ISIS.

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