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March 27, 2018

General Highlights Airpower in Fight Against ISIS

Coalition airpower support of Iraqi forces has been successful in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and it is the coalition’s job to enhance capabilities within the Iraqi aviation enterprise, an Operation Inherent Resolve official said.

March 19, 2018

DoD spokesman urges focus on humanitarian issues, defeating ISIS in Syria

As the Syrian Democratic Forces continue to develop their defensive positions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the middle Euphrates River valley, it’s important to stay focused on the key objectives, a Pentagon spokesman said.

March 13, 2018

Defeat of ISIS ‘within our grasp,’ Centcom commander says

The United States and its partners have made significant progress in Iraq and Syria, but investments are needed to ensure the gains endure, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.

Jan. 16, 2018

Millions Liberated From ‘Evil of ISIS,’ OIR Official Says

An Operation Inherent Resolve official said coalition and Iraqi forces have liberated millions of people from the “evil of ISIS,” with the efforts putting Iraq on a path toward greater security.

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.

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.

Nov. 14, 2017

Defeat-ISIS campaign deprives enemy of safe havens, OIR official says

The U.S.-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues to support Syrian partners with surveillance and combat advice, as well as precision strikes, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

Nov. 7, 2017

General cites Iraqi forces' confidence, ability in liberating Qaim

Air Force Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Croft, Inherent Resolve deputy commander for air, congratulated the Iraqi security forces for driving the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria out of Qaim, and largely out of Iraq.

Oct. 31, 2017

U.S.-led Coalition’s Support to Continue After Raqqa’s Liberation, Official Says

Despite its defeat in Raqqa, Syria, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria still exists, and the U.S.-led coalition will not back off from supporting the Syrian Democratic Forces, an Operation Inherent Resolve task force commander said.

Oct. 17, 2017

OIR Spokesman: ISIS Faces Devastating Defeat on 3rd Anniversary of Operations

On the third anniversary of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve's establishment, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is on the verge of a devastating defeat in Raqqa, Syria, a task force spokesman said.