Jan. 16, 2018

NATO, Partner Defense Chiefs Discuss Afghanistan, Iraq, Command Structures

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is participating in the NATO Military Committee meeting in Brussels to help examine situations in Afghanistan, Iraq and on the alliance border with Russia.

Jan. 8, 2018

Pentagon Spokesman Details Progress in Defeating ISIS

Coalition and partnered forces are building on progress in Iraq and Syria to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the director of press operations at the Pentagon told reporters.

Jan. 5, 2018

US, coalition forces ready to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS in 2018

Today, the 70 nations and four organizations that comprise the coalition that is dedicated to the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria reflect on progress made in 2017 and look forward to 2018, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported Monday.

Jan. 5, 2018

Coalition engineers erect steel bridge in Raqqah

Engineers attached to the Special Operations Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve led the effort, which allows the Raqqah Internal Security Force to provide security to the people of Raqqah and facilitates greater humanitarian assistance and relief efforts there.

Dec. 28, 2017

U.S.-led coalition forces make decisive gains against ISIS in 2017

2017 was a momentous year for the U.S.-led coalition's fight against ISIS, as the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve broke the group's three-year stranglehold on Mosul, Iraq, and also liberated the group's self-proclaimed capital in Raqqa, Syria.

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. 28, 2017

Blended Military Retirement System to Take Effect Jan. 1

One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years goes into effect Jan. 1 with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS.

Dec. 24, 2017

Medal of Honor Recipient Celebrates Christmas With Military Family

Thanks to the 2017 USO Holiday Tour, retired Army Capt. Flo Groberg celebrated Christmas with his brothers- and sisters-in-arms at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – returning as a symbol of bravery and resiliency.

Dec. 21, 2017

Syrian Democratic Forces Continue to Drive Out ISIS, OIR Spokesman Says

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2017 — The Syrian Democratic Forces continue their momentum to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria out of Syria in their advance against the enemy in the Khabur River area of the Middle Euphrates River Valley, Army Col. Ryan S. Dillon, spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, told Pentagon reporters today.

Dec. 14, 2017

TF 51/5 commences bilateral amphibious combat rehearsal

Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (TF 51/5) announced the commencement of a bilateral amphibious combat rehearsal in international waters off the coast of Djibouti, Africa, yesterday.