Ousting ISIS from Al Anbar: The Advise and Assist mission of Task Force Al Asad
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Bridget Bastian and Lance Cpl. Jonathan Fer, both combat engineers attached to Task Force Al Asad with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 372 ,Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, improve force protection measures by laying concertina wire at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, July 6, 2017. The Marines of the Engineering Detachment work daily on a variety of engineer tasks in support of the master base plan for Task Force Al Asad. Task Force Al Asad’s mission is to advise and assist and build partner capacity with the Iraqi Security Forces in Al Anbar province in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, the global coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Dave Williams)