Jan. 17, 2019
380th ECES stay ready through HAZMAT Exercise
AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates (AFNS) —
The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department and Emergency Management flights conducted an outdoor hazardous material exercise at Al Dhafra Air Base, Jan. 4.
July 31, 2018
Security forces continue pursuit of ISIS remnants, OIR deputy commander says
Iraqi security forces continue to pursue Islamic State of Iraq and Syria remnants, destroying tunnels, weapons caches and explosives stockpiles, and arresting suspected ISIS fighters, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve's deputy commander for strategy said.
May 16, 2017
Dunford Arrives in Brussels for NATO Military Committee Meeting
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Brussels to discuss Afghanistan, countering terrorism and other missions during NATO's Military Committee chiefs of defense meeting.
April 19, 2017
Mattis Meets With Saudi Officials in Riyadh, Praises Kingdom’s Leadership
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke to reporters after meetings in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, touching on the kingdom’s leading role in regional security as well as on countering Iranian influence and negotiating peace in Yemen.
March 29, 2017
CENTCOM Commander Briefs Congress on Regional Threats
Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, looked beyond the current conflicts in the greater Middle East and told the House Armed Services Committee that Iran is the greatest danger to peace in the region.
March 22, 2017
Local Forces Launch Daring Assault Behind Enemy Lines in Syria
Local forces in Syria launched a multi-pronged offensive that included a daring air assault behind enemy lines to liberate Tabqa Dam, located 25 miles upstream from the city of Raqqa, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.
March 1, 2017
Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul Airport, Inherent Resolve Commander Says
Iraqi security forces have taken back Mosul International Airport in Iraq to liberate western Mosul from control of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, said Army Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, Operation Inherent Resolve commander.
Feb. 22, 2017
OIR Official: 'Conditions Have Been Set' for ISIS Defeat in Western Mosul
Iraqi forces are advancing into western Mosul and making steady gains in efforts to liberate the area from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, said Air Force Col. John Dorrian, Inherent Resolve spokesman.
Feb. 9, 2017
Resolute Support Commander: More Troops Needed to Break Afghan ‘Stalemate’
A few thousand more troops for the train, advise and assist mission in Afghanistan would help to break what is now a stalemate with the Taliban, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other adversaries there, Army Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr. said.
Feb. 8, 2017
ISIL in West Mosul Faces Choice: Surrender or Die, OIR Spokesman Says
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists are completely surrounded in West Mosul, and those who do not surrender to the Iraqi security forces will be killed, the Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman told reporters.