March 13, 2018
Defeat of ISIS ‘within our grasp,’ Centcom commander says
The United States and its partners have made significant progress in Iraq and Syria, but investments are needed to ensure the gains endure, the commander of U.S. Central Command said.
Feb. 27, 2018
U.S. Central Command undertaking realignment to meet future concerns
U.S. Central Command is undergoing an operational alignment and rebalancing effort to achieve three specific goals based on military progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Centcom's commander told the House Armed Services Committee.
Oct. 17, 2017
OIR Spokesman: ISIS Faces Devastating Defeat on 3rd Anniversary of Operations
On the third anniversary of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve's establishment, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is on the verge of a devastating defeat in Raqqa, Syria, a task force spokesman said.
Oct. 3, 2017
Dunford: New Operational Construct in Afghanistan Should Break Stalemate
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the new South Asia strategy should break the stalemate in Afghanistan and make the United States, its allies and its partners more secure.
Sept. 14, 2017
Airmen Arm Aircraft for Defeat-ISIS Battles
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
The 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron turns this F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft into a force to be reckoned with by arming it to the teeth with a variety of munitions.
Steady Progress Marks Success in Iraqis’ Fight Against ISIS, Official Says
Progress is steady in the fight to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, as Iraqi security forces push ahead to eradicate the enemy from Iraq, a spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said.
Sept. 7, 2017
Command Changes in Fight Against ISIS, Mission Does Not, Official Says
While the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve leadership changed hands, the U.S. led-coalition’s mission to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues, said the joint task force’s spokesman.
Aug. 31, 2017
Partnered Forces Confronting, Defeating ISIS Evil, OIR Commander Says
Iraqi forces liberated Tal Afar from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria while the Syrian Democratic Forces have gone from almost being pushed out of the country to pushing into Raqqa, the commander of Operation Inherent Resolve said.
Aug. 23, 2017
OIR Spokesman: Tal Afar Offensive Could Mean End of ISIS in Northern Iraq
The liberation of Tal Afar and the rest of Nineveh governorate would essentially end the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's military presence in northern Iraq, an Operation Inherent Resolve deputy commander said.
Aug. 22, 2017
Mattis: U.S., Coalition 'Steadfast' With Iraq for ISIS Defeat
The United States and its coalition partners remain unwavering in their commitment to Iraq in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said while in Baghdad.