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Sept. 4: U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL in support of Mosul Dam Operations

By U.S. Central Command News Release

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Sept. 4, 2014 — September 4, 2014

Release #20140903
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 - U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter aircraft to conduct three airstrikes Wednesday and Thursday, in support of Mosul Dam operations.

The strikes destroyed two ISIL armed vehicles and an ISIL observation post. All aircraft exited the strike area safely.

The strikes were conducted under authority to protect U.S. personnel and facilities, support humanitarian efforts, and support Iraqi forces that are acting in furtherance of these objectives.

U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 127 airstrikes across Iraq.