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Votel: Eager Lion 16 highlights U.S.-Jordan force integration

Votel: Eager Lion 16 highlights U.S.-Jordan force integration

ZARQA, Jordan (May 23, 2016) — The most critical element of Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command’s largest military exercise in its area of responsibility, is the great integration between Jordanian and U.S.…

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Coalition leader connects with Invictus Games athlete

Coalition leader connects with Invictus Games athlete

TAMPA, Fla. (May 16, 2016) – 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…

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

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

ZARQA, Jordan (May 18, 2016) — Exercise Eager Lion has been conducted annually since 2011, marking the sixth iteration of the exercise, and the 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade has set their goals to make…

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OIR spokesman: Coalition operations deny ISIL’s caliphate dreams

OIR spokesman: Coalition operations deny ISIL’s caliphate dreams

WASHINGTON (May 13, 2016) — 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,…

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OIR official extends condolences to Baghdad attack victims

OIR official extends condolences to Baghdad attack victims

WASHINGTON (May 11, 2016) — Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters resort to desperate acts as the terrorist organization loses ground in Iraq, the commander of Operation Inherent Resolve’s Combined Joint…

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UK considering further support to fight against Daesh

UK considering further support to fight against Daesh

STUTTGART, Germany — 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 .…

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Senior official outlines U.S. missions in Afghanistan

Senior official outlines U.S. missions in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 — U.S. forces in Afghanistan conduct missions to train, advise and assist Afghan forces as part of a larger NATO role, and conduct a unilateral U.S.-counterterrorism mission, Army Brig.…

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

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

WASHINGTON (May 4, 2016) — 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…

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