March 24, 2017
U.S., Russia Continue Syrian Airspace Security Talks
Defense Department officials held a video conference with Russian defense ministry counterparts, discussing a memorandum of understanding for the safety of flight in Syria to ensure that each side continues to adhere to agreed-upon measures to prevent incidents in Syria.
March 20, 2017
Iraqis Closing In On Symbolic Mosque, Strategic Bridge
Iraqi forces are advancing into the old city of Mosul as they move closer to the Iron Bridge that will take them to the modern city center, a Pentagon spokesman said.
March 19, 2017
Officials Provide Details of Latest Counter-ISIS Strikes in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
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.
March 18, 2017
Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
March 17, 2017
Pentagon Spokesman: Dozens of Terrorists Believed Killed in U.S. Strike in Syria
A Pentagon spokesman said military officials believe dozens of core al-Qaida leaders were killed in a U.S. strike in Jinah, Syria, and that a nearby mosque was not targeted.
March 16, 2017
Makin Island Earns Battle Effectiveness Award
PERSIAN GULF —
The deployed amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island received the 2016 Battle Effectiveness Award, the second time the ship has received the honor.
March 15, 2017
OIR Spokesman: Iraqi Forces Remain Resolute in Counter-ISIS Fight
Air Force Col. John Dorrian, Inherent Resolve spokesman, said the Iraqis are holding firm in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, despite the enemy firing indiscriminately into civilian areas and using civilians as human shields.
March 9, 2017
Iran Poses Threat to Centcom’s Area of Responsibility, Votel Says
Iran poses the most significant threat to U.S. Central Command's complex area of responsibility, Centcom commander Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Feb. 6, 2017
Trump: America Will Stand With Those Who Stand for Freedom
President Donald J. Trump expressed his and the nation's gratitude to service members at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and told them that the United States will stand with those who stand in the defense of freedom.
Feb. 2, 2017
Centcom: Civilians Likely Killed in Yemen Firefight
Civilian noncombatants likely were killed in the midst of a firefight during a U.S. raid in Yemen, and casualties may include children, U.S. Central Command officials said.