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March 29, 2018

Soldier-Geologist Maintains Helicopters in Iraq

Army Spc. Kathleen Scanlon, an aircraft power plant repairer with the Rhode Island Army National Guard works with her fellow soldiers to troubleshoot and correct maintenance issues for the 449th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Black Hawks and CH-47 Chinooks flying in support of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve.

March 27, 2018

General Highlights Airpower in Fight Against ISIS

Coalition airpower support of Iraqi forces has been successful in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and it is the coalition’s job to enhance capabilities within the Iraqi aviation enterprise, an Operation Inherent Resolve official said.

March 23, 2018

OIR Officials Report Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS 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.

March 20, 2018

Mattis Recognizes Norwegian Efforts in Meeting With Defense Minister

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked his Norwegian counterpart for Norway’s commitment to international security, including the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, during a meeting at the Pentagon.

March 20, 2018

Task Force Lion Continues Partnership with Iraqi Forces Against ISIS

The U.S.-led coalition Task Force Lion, part of Operation Inherent Resolve, continues its efforts to support the Iraqi government in its fight against the remnant forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the task force’s commander said.

March 19, 2018

DoD Spokesman Urges Focus on Humanitarian Issues, Defeating ISIS in Syria

As the Syrian Democratic Forces continue to develop their defensive positions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the middle Euphrates River valley, it’s important to stay focused on the key objectives, a Pentagon spokesman said.

March 19, 2018

10th Mountain Division Takes Command of OIR Ground Troops

The Army’s 10th Mountain Division assumed authority of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command Operation Inherent Resolve from the Army’s 1st Armored Division during a transfer of authority ceremony in Baghdad.

March 16, 2018

NATO Trends Heading Up, Annual Report Shows

NATO has stepped up recrafting deterrence and defense, and the alliance’s annual report for 2017 shows that the trend lines for the alliance are up, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

March 16, 2018

Officials Report Details of Latest Defeat-ISIS Strikes in Syria, Iraq

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continued to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq between March 9-15, conducting 23 strikes consisting of 37 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

March 16, 2018

U.S. Aircraft Crashes in Western Iraq

Combined Joint Task Force Inherent Resolve officials said that a U.S. HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter that crashed in western Iraq does not appear to be a result of enemy activity.

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