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Dec. 30, 2017

Mattis, Qatari Senior Official Discuss Defense Issues

During a phone conversation, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis congratulated the Qatari defense minister for his promotion to deputy prime minister and also conveyed his commitment to strengthening their partnership, according to a statement released by Pentagon press operations.

Dec. 29, 2017

Mattis Says Operations Against ISIS Will Change in 2018

The destruction of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s physical caliphate will change the way the coalition will go after the terror group, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon.

Dec. 29, 2017

Strikes Target ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continue to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Dec. 28, 2017

Inherent Resolve Official Describes Defeat-ISIS Campaign Progress

The coalition’s efforts against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have been successful, but there is still much to do, an Operation Inherent Resolve deputy commander said.

Dec. 27, 2017

Coalition Partner Forces Clear ISIS Caves in Southern Syria

In partnership with coalition forces, the Maghawir al-Thawra conducted a series of ground clearance operations to drive Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists out of the Hamad Desert in southern Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Dec. 26, 2017

Deployed Troops Get President’s Christmas Greetings

President Donald J. Trump provided his and his family's thanks, best wishes and season's greetings to deployed service members during a video conference on Christmas Eve.

Dec. 26, 2017

Chairman’s USO Holiday Tour Entertains Troops in Afghanistan, Iraq

“We could not bring you home for Christmas, so we decided to bring a little bit of home to you,” Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told service members stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Dec. 23, 2017

Chairman’s USO Tour Takes to Sea Aboard Aircraft Carrier Operating in Gulf

The 2017 USO Holiday Tour left al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates and flew 20 minutes to sovereign U.S. soil in the form of the 4.5-acre flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, underway in the Persian Gulf.

Dec. 22, 2017

Pence Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan; Chairman Continues USO Holiday Tour

Vice President Mike Pence delivered America’s holiday wishes to service members in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit, while Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford brought the USO Holiday Tour to troops in the United Arab Emirates.

Dec. 22, 2017

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continue to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

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