Archive: August, 2015

Aug. 17, 2015

Afghan forces conduct successful ops in eastern part of country

Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police forces again demonstrated their ability to work together as a national security force, this time during combat operations in eastern Afghanistan.

Aug. 14, 2015

General discusses Afghan forces, security, ISIL threat

Afghan forces are fully responsible for their nation's security but still need and deserve the broad support of U.S. and coalition forces under NATO's Resolute Support mission, the Resolute Support deputy chief of staff for communication said here Thursday.

Aug. 11, 2015

Afghan troops prepare for joint operation

Iron Triangle is a joint operation between Afghan national defense and security forces in Nangarhar province.

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