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March 30, 2016

Carter Expects Seamless Transition at Special Ops, Central Commands

The new commanders of U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Central Command joined Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to discuss the transition of leaders.

March 8, 2016

Austin: Partners Taking More Responsibility in Centcom Region

Regional partners are taking more responsibility in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the commander of U.S. Central Command told a Senate panel.

Jan. 20, 2016

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Iraq

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

Jan. 14, 2016

Austin Expresses Confidence That Anti-ISIL Forces Will Win in Iraq, Syria

Indigenous forces in Iraq and Syria, supported by a 60-nation coalition, are making progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

Jan. 14, 2016

Carter, Dunford, Senior Commanders Meet to Accelerate ISIL’s Defeat

Further accelerating pressure to defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant highlighted discussions with top military leaders at U.S. Central Command, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Jan. 13, 2016

Carter: Lasting Defeat of ISIL Depends on Coalition Strength

Delivering a lasting defeat to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant must be a global effort, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Jan. 12, 2016

Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

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. 14, 2015

Chairman’s USO Tour Puts Overseas Bases in Spotlight

The recent USO tour Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. hosted both entertained the troops and put the spotlight on their work for the U.S. military mission in Italy, Djibouti, Bahrain and Germany.

Dec. 4, 2015

Simultaneous Operations Put Pressure on ISIL, Centcom Official Says

Increased pressure by coalition and indigenous force operations is creating an operational weakening of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said.

Nov. 21, 2015

Combined Factors Create Momentum Against ISIL, Centcom Spokesman Says

While U.S.-led coalition airstrikes enable local ground forces to push back Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant extremists in Iraq and Syria, a combination of factors has recently become been critical in the campaign, said a U.S. Central Command spokesman.

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