Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve continues to work by, with and through regional partners to militarily defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, in order to enable whole-of-coalition governmental actions to increase regional stability.
Coalition and partnered forces in Iraq and Syria are making progress against an increasingly desperate, fanatical enemy, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said.
Cost of Operations:
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Iraq and Syria: May 2017 (Source: theglobalcoalition.org)
An airman reviews maintenance records before a flight to support Operation Inherent Resolve at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 2, 2017. The KC-135 provides aerial refueling capabilities to U.S. and coalition aircraft, working to liberate territory and people from the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The airman is a pilot assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Sailors move ordnance aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Arabian Gulf, July 25, 2017. The Nimitz is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Kinkead
The Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS: On Sept. 10, 2014, the U.S. announced the formation of a broad international coalition to defeat The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Mission is to militarily defeat ISIS in the Combined Joint Operations Area in order to enable whole-of-coalition governmental actions to increase regional stability.
Directs and enables military operations and activities with allies and partners to increase regional security and stability in support of enduring U.S. interests.