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March, 2015

March 12, 2015

Mar. 12: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Iraq

March 12, 2015Release # 20150312FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 11, U.S. and Coalition military forces continuedto attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter, attack and remote aircraftto conduct 13 airstrikes. All strikes took place between 8 a.m., March 11,and 8 a.m., March 12, local time.The following is a summary of the

March 12, 2015

Mar. 12: Peshmerga Fighters take key ridgeline

March 12, 2015Release # 20150312FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - Peshmerga Fighters supported by Combined Joint Task Force -Operation Inherent Resolve, seized a key ridgeline in Northern Iraq west ofKirkuk. These forces overcame ISIL resistance in this section of Iraq, anddenied the terrorist group its freedom of maneuver in the area. The one

March 11, 2015

Mar. 11: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 11, 2015Release # 20150311FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 10, U.S. and Coalition military forces continuedto attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter aircraft to conduct twoairstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 13airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraftagainst

March 10, 2015

Mar. 10: Anti-ISIL Fighters Retake Key Terrain

March 10, 2015Release # 20150310.1FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA — Anti-ISIL forces supported by Combined Joint Task Force -Operation Inherent Resolve airstrikes seized key terrain late last week inNorth-East Syria near Tal Hamis. These forces overcame ISIL resistance inthis section of Syria, and denied the terrorist group its freedom

March 10, 2015

March 10: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 10, 2015Release # 20150310FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 9, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter, bomber and remotely piloted aircraft to conduct four airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted eight airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely

March 9, 2015

Military exercise involving more than a dozen nations begins in Kuwait

U.S. forces will join Gulf Cooperation Council nations and international partners in Exercise Eagle Resolve, the premier U.S. multilateral exercise within the Arabian Peninsula.

March 9, 2015

March 9: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 9, 2015Release # 20150309FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 8, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter aircraft to conduct five airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted nine airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter, bomber and remotely piloted

March 9, 2015

March 8: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 8, 2015Release # 20150308FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 7, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using bomber aircraft to conduct an airstrike. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 12 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL

March 9, 2015

US defense secretary expresses condolences for fallen Canadian soldier

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke by phone yesterday with Canadian Minister of Defense Jason Kenney, extending his condolences to Kenney and to the family of Sgt. Andrew Joseph Doiron, a Canadian special forces soldier killed March 6 in Iraq, Pentagon officials said in a statement.Doiron was killed in a friendly fire

March 7, 2015

March 7: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 7, 2015Release # 20150307FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA – On March 6, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack and fighter aircraft to conduct six airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 11 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted