Coalition supports ISF Mosul offensive
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Ed Matthaidess, commander, left, Task Force Falcon, outlines areas of an Iraqi security forces tactical assembly area to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commander, Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, in northern Iraq, prior to the start of the Mosul offensive, Oct. 10, 2016. The TAAs are where ISF assembled prior to moving toward Mosul. A Coalition of regional and international nations have joined together to defeat the Islamic State or Iraq and the Levant and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, the region and the wider international community. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class R.W. Lemmons IV)