September 11, 2014
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 —
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using
attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes Wednesday and Thursday near
the Mosul Dam in support of Iraqi Security Forces.
In total, the
strikes destroyed two ISIL machine gun emplacements and an ISIL bunker.
All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.
These 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 156 airstrikes across Iraq.