April 5, 2017

Terrorist attacks and active shooters: US and Gulf Cooperation Council military practical drills during exercise Eagle Resolve

Military and civilian personnel from the Gulf Cooperation Council nations conducted tactical counterterrorism drills as part of exercise Eagle Resolve, March 28, 2017, near Kuwait International Airport.

April 5, 2017

Stopping Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS ‘Will Take Years,’ Official Says

Intelligence sharing and strategic patience are key to countering the flow of foreign terrorist fighters supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center’s Directorate for Strategic Operational Planning said.

April 5, 2017

Chairman’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Visits U.S. Troops, Syrian Democratic Forces

Chairman’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Visits U.S. Troops, Syrian Defense Forces

April 5, 2017

Gold Star Spouses Day: Honoring spouses of fallen service members April 5

While many Americans were hunting Easter eggs or enjoying holiday brunch, Inge Colton was getting the most devastating news of her life.On Easter Sunday, April 11, 2004, she and her 11-year-old stepson, Lance, learned that her husband, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lawrence "Shane" Colton, an attack helicopter pilot assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion,

April 5, 2017

Dunford: Iraqis, Coalition Have Adapted, Continue Attacking ISIS

Iraqi and coalition forces will learn from the civilian casualty incident of March 17 and continue to support Iraqi forces taking the fight to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Mosul, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

April 4, 2017

Dunford, Kushner Visit U.S., Iraqi Forces Near Mosul

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Jared Kushner, senior advisor to President Donald J. Trump, received briefings from American and Iraqi service members during a visit to a base 10 miles from the front line in Mosul.

April 3, 2017

1000 and counting: deployed maintainers fight ISIS with Global Hawk consistency

A 380th Air Expeditionary Wing EQ-4 Global Hawk, carrying a communications enhancing payload, completed 1000 continuous sorties without occurring a single maintenance cancellation while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve here.

March 30, 2017

ISIS Hostage-Taking Caught on Video; Mosul Deaths Go To Formal Investigation

An Inherent Resolve spokesman said a formal investigation has begun into the March 17 deaths of civilians in western Mosul, Iraq, and will allow task force members to analyze other aspects of the case that have significant bearing, such as strike procedures and the impact of ISIS tactics.

March 29, 2017

CENTCOM Commander Briefs Congress on Regional Threats

Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, looked beyond the current conflicts in the greater Middle East and told the House Armed Services Committee that Iran is the greatest danger to peace in the region.

March 28, 2017

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Conducts OIR Missions Against ISIS

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is currently launching missions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) from the Arabian Gulf.