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)
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashtyn Foster wears heat stress testing equipment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf, Sept. 4, 2017. The Nimitz is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Kinkead
Navy Seaman Skye Escobar stands the starboard lookout watch aboard the USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf, Sept. 3, 2017, as the aircraft carrier supports Operation Inherent Resolve. 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.