Press Releases

Archive: 2015

Aug. 11, 2015

Air Force F-16s arrive in Turkey to join ISIL fight

Six U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft and about 300 personnel arrived yesterday at Incirlik Air Base.

Aug. 10, 2015

Coalition, not ISIL, dictates pace of operation

The current situation in Iraq and Syria clearly indicates that the coalition, and not ISIL, now dictates the pace of operations, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said Friday during a telephonic press conference with Pentagon reporters.

Aug. 7, 2015

Coalition leaders assess BPC program, ISF development

Since January, more than 60 coalition partners from around the world have joined Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve.

Aug. 7, 2015

One year in, officials assess anti-ISIL progress

On Aug. 8, 2014, coalition aircraft conducted the first airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Aug. 5, 2015

Multiple coalition countries training Iraqi forces

Building partner capacity teams at the Kurdish Training Coordination Center are part of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve’s multinational coalition.

Aug. 4, 2015

Operation Inherent Resolve official reports coalition progress in fight against ISIL

The more than 60-country coalition that stands against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has aided recent progress on the ground and in the air in Iraq and Syria.

Aug. 4, 2015

Airmen preparing US facilities for Afghanistan drawdown

As the drawdown of U.S forces in Afghanistan continues

Aug. 3, 2015

NATO announces defense capacity building program for Iraq

NATO allies Friday agreed to undertake a program aimed to help strengthen Iraq's security forces.

Aug. 2, 2015

Coalition airstrikes destroy Daesh VBIED facility

Coalition airstrikes successfully destroyed a Daesh vehicle-borne improvised explosive device facility.

July 29, 2015

Iraqi soldier says ISIL fight is for him, countrymen to undertake

For one Kurdish-born soldier, joining the Iraqi security force and training at one of the coalition’s building partner capacity sites will better enable him and his Iraqi brethren to defeat ISIL.