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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.

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

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.

Sept. 14, 2017

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.

Sept. 8, 2017

Syrian Regime Forces Pass Stranded ISIS Convoy

The front line of Syrian pro-regime forces, while mounting an assault on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-controlled city of Dayr Az Zawr, advanced past the convoy carrying ISIS terrorists and noncombatants in the eastern Syrian desert.

Sept. 8, 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.

Sept. 7, 2017

Command Changes in Fight Against ISIS, Mission Does Not, Official Says

While the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve leadership changed hands, the U.S. led-coalition’s mission to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues, said the joint task force’s spokesman.

Aug. 31, 2017

Partnered Forces Confronting, Defeating ISIS Evil, OIR Commander Says

Iraqi forces liberated Tal Afar from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria while the Syrian Democratic Forces have gone from almost being pushed out of the country to pushing into Raqqa, the commander of Operation Inherent Resolve said.

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