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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.

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.

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