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Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve

One Mission, Many Nations

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.

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President Donald J. Trump announced combined U.S., French and British forces launched precision strikes April 13, 2018, against chemical weapons capabilities in Syria to deter Syrian leader Bashar Assad from using banned chemical weapons.

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Airstrike Updates
As of Aug. 9, 2017, the Coalition has conducted 13,331 strikes in Iraq, and 11,235 strikes in Syria, for a total of 24,566 strikes total in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

Airstrike Update

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Cost of Operations
As of June 30, 2017, the total cost of operations related to ISIS since kinetic operations started on Aug. 8, 2014, is $14.3 billion and the average daily cost is $13.6 million for 1,058 days of operations.

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ISIS Areas of Influence

Iraq and Syria: May 2017 (Source: theglobalcoalition.org)

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Iraq and Syria: ISIS Areas of Influence May 2017
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Senior Defense Department Officials Brief Pentagon Reporters
DoD News
April 19, 2018 | 30:31
Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White and Joint Staff Director Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. brief reporters at the Pentagon, April 19, 2018.

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Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly above Syria, March 25, 2018, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott

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A soldier scans a sector of fire from a military fighting vehicle while escorting the United Kingdom Bridge Training Team to a bridge being built in Mosul, Iraq, March 21, 2018. The soldier, supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, is assigned to the 4th Infantry regiment’s 2nd Battalion. Army photo by Pfc. Anthony Zendejas IV