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2016

May 20, 2016

Coalition leader connects with Invictus Games athlete

Servicemen and women share a common bond and the unshakable belief that they have done something few decide to do. This bond transcends a particular branch of service or even a particular nation.

May 18, 2016

Exercise Eager Lion 2016, 5th MEB roaring in Kingdom of Jordan

Exercise Eager Lion has been conducted annually since 2011, marking the 6th iteration of the exercise, and the 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade has set their goals to make it the best evolution yet by taking their Deployable Joint Command and Control -- or DJC2, as they call it -- capability to the next level.

May 13, 2016

OIR spokesman: Coalition operations deny ISIL’s caliphate dreams

The U.S.-led coalition fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is denying the terrorists’ ambition to act as a state by targeting their finances, revenue sources, recruiting efforts and leaders, the Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said Friday.

May 11, 2016

OIR official extends condolences to Baghdad attack victims

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters resort to desperate acts as the terrorist organization loses ground in Iraq.

May 11, 2016

UK considering further support to fight against Daesh

The British Defence Secretary met with counterparts from 10 countries in the Global Coalition against Daesh last week to review recent progress and consider further steps to accelerate the campaign .

May 11, 2016

UK considering further support to fight against Daesh

The British Defence Secretary met with counterparts from 10 countries in the Global Coalition against Daesh last week to review recent progress and consider further steps to accelerate the campaign .

May 6, 2016

Senior official outlines U.S. missions in Afghanistan

An Afghan air force A-29 Super Tucano aircraft flies over Afghanistan during a training mission, April 6, 2016. NATO Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air works daily to assist the Afghan air force in improving its capabilities. Air Force photo by Capt. Eydie Sakura

May 5, 2016

Carter: Counter-ISIL defense ministers recognize all must do more

Defense ministers who represent core countries contributing to the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant all agreed that they will continue to do more to accelerate ISIL's lasting defeat, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday in Stuttgart, Germany, after the group’s second meeting.

May 3, 2016

USS Truman extends Gulf presence by 30 days

While the 30-day extension of the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group’s presence in the Arabian Gulf is critical to the campaign to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, it also provides a broader maritime security in what also is known as the Persian Gulf, the chief of naval operations said today.

May 2, 2016

Kabul event brings together EODs from throughout Afghanistan

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and National Directorate of Security convened for a five-day meeting to exchange ideas and discuss best practices for combating explosives throughout Afghanistan.