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March 10, 2015

Mar. 10: Anti-ISIL Fighters Retake Key Terrain

March 10, 2015Release # 20150310.1FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA — Anti-ISIL forces supported by Combined Joint Task Force -Operation Inherent Resolve airstrikes seized key terrain late last week inNorth-East Syria near Tal Hamis. These forces overcame ISIL resistance inthis section of Syria, and denied the terrorist group its freedom

March 9, 2015

US defense secretary expresses condolences for fallen Canadian soldier

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke by phone yesterday with Canadian Minister of Defense Jason Kenney, extending his condolences to Kenney and to the family of Sgt. Andrew Joseph Doiron, a Canadian special forces soldier killed March 6 in Iraq, Pentagon officials said in a statement.Doiron was killed in a friendly fire

March 9, 2015

March 8: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 8, 2015Release # 20150308FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 7, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using bomber aircraft to conduct an airstrike. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 12 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL

March 9, 2015

March 9: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 9, 2015Release # 20150309FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 8, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using fighter aircraft to conduct five airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted nine airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter, bomber and remotely piloted

March 9, 2015

Military exercise involving more than a dozen nations begins in Kuwait

U.S. forces will join Gulf Cooperation Council nations and international partners in Exercise Eagle Resolve, the premier U.S. multilateral exercise within the Arabian Peninsula.

March 7, 2015

With ISIL in 'defensive crouch,' Iraqi forces re-take town from terrorist control

The coalition supporting anti-ISIL operations said Iraqi security forces had reclaimed the town of Al Baghdadi from terrorist hands.

March 7, 2015

March 7: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 7, 2015Release # 20150307FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA – On March 6, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack and fighter aircraft to conduct six airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 11 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted

March 6, 2015

Coalition advances in the campaign to defeat and destroy ISIL

The United States continues to employ a whole-of-government approach and partner with an international coalition to defeat and destroy the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

March 6, 2015

March 6: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 6, 2015Release # 20150306FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA – On March 5, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack and fighter aircraft to conduct four airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 12 airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted

March 5, 2015

March 5: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

March 5, 2015Release # 20150305FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - On March 4, U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria, using attack, fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct seven airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted five airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted