Special Marine Ground Task Force, U.S. Army advise Iraqi security forces in push towards Mosul
U.S Army 1st Lt. Patrick Abele, left, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Strike, and U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Travis Madden , right, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, monitor the status of a joint United States Army and United States Marine Corps readiness drill, Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Nov. 17 2016. Readiness drills provide Coalition forces with opportunities to assess their preparation and response time as they work to advise and assist the Iraqi security forces during Operation Inherent Resolve. Coalition forces operate out of Qayyarah West Airfield where they advise and assist the Iraqi security forces as they fight to retake territory from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson)