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.
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
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar —
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.
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.
Oct. 3, 2017
Dunford: New Operational Construct in Afghanistan Should Break Stalemate
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the new South Asia strategy should break the stalemate in Afghanistan and make the United States, its allies and its partners more secure.
Sept. 28, 2017
ISIS 'Losing on All Fronts,' OIR Spokesman Says
The coalition and its partners on the ground, the Iraqi security forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces, are making significant progress in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.
Sept. 15, 2017
DoD Detains U.S. Citizen who Surrendered in Syria
The Defense Department is legally detaining as a known enemy combatant an American citizen who turned himself over to the Syrian Democratic Forces and elsewhere in Syria, the SDF continues operations to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Raqqa, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Sept. 14, 2017
Airmen Arm Aircraft for Defeat-ISIS Battles
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
The 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron turns this F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft into a force to be reckoned with by arming it to the teeth with a variety of munitions.
Steady Progress Marks Success in Iraqis’ Fight Against ISIS, Official Says
Progress is steady in the fight to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, as Iraqi security forces push ahead to eradicate the enemy from Iraq, a spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said.