June 19, 2018

Coalition, Partners Continue Progress Against ISIS in Iraq, Syria

A coalition strike in Syria killed an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leader, further dismantling the group's access to reliable funding, and Iraqi forces captured suspected terrorists and seized a weapons and explosives cache in northern Iraq, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

June 19, 2018

Resolute Support Nominee: Effort Still Needed to Prevent Homeland Attacks

The Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan is necessary to protect Americans from terror attacks on the homeland, Army Lt. Gen. Austin S. Miller, the nominee to be the mission’s next commander, said during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

June 13, 2018

Assistance Brigade Adds ‘Extensive Tactical Depth’ in Afghanistan, Commander Says

As it nears the 100th day of its deployment in Afghanistan, the highly trained and specialized 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for the NATO Resolute Support mission is seeing results, the brigade’s commander said.

June 8, 2018

Groups Such As ISIS Cannot Be Allowed To Exist, Mattis Says

While Iraq has liberated all of its territory once captured and held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the U.S.-led military campaign against the rogue organization continues in Syria, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at a meeting of the defeat-ISIS coalition at NATO headquarters in Brussels.

June 8, 2018

Afghanistan Making Progress Toward Peace, Mission Commander Says

Afghan security forces are providing the power, NATO is providing support and training, and the Afghan people are providing the will in the fight against the Taliban and other extremist groups, Army Gen. John W. Nicholson said during a news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels.

June 5, 2018

Operation Roundup in Syria Continues to Target ISIS Terrorists

Coalition members continue to accelerate the defeat of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria remnants, and a high-level ISIS operative has been removed from the battlefield, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

May 30, 2018

South Asia Strategy in Afghanistan Shows Results, Nicholson Says

The South Asia strategy in Afghanistan has spawned intensified dialogue and a drop in Taliban violence, and the goal of the South Asia strategy is reconciliation, said Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, commander of NATO’s Resolute Support mission.

May 29, 2018

Resolute Support Reflects on Sacrifice during Memorial Day Ceremony

KABUL, Afghanistan – The NATO-led Resolute Support mission paused for a Memorial Day ceremony, May 28, at Resolute Support headquarters to remember those service members who died in service of their nation. The ceremony was presided over by U.S. Army Gen. John Nicholson, Resolute Support and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) commander.

May 22, 2018

Enhanced Afghan Air Force strike capability

"The recent addition of laser-guided bomb strike capability is huge for the Afghan Air Force," said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Justin Williams, 438th Air Expeditionary Advisor Squadron Commander.

May 21, 2018

Operation Roundup Targets ISIS Remnants in Syria

The Pentagon’s director of press operations said that in Operation Roundup, Syrian Democratic Forces continue to defeat remnants of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in Syria’s Middle Euphrates River Valley.