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Press Release | July 6, 2023

June 2023 Month in Review: The Defeat ISIS Mission in Iraq and Syria


July 6, 2023
Release Number 20230706-01

TAMPA, Fla. – During the month of June 2023, U.S. Central Command, along with coalition and other partners, conducted a total of 37 D-ISIS operations, resulting in 13 ISIS operatives killed and 21 detained.

"The continued reduction in ISIS activities in Iraq and Syria are a testament to our partner forces’ commitment to the safety and stability of the region,” said Maj. Gen. Matthew McFarlane, CJTF-OIR Commanding General. “The Coalition continues to advise, assist, and enable our partners in the lead toward an enduring defeat of ISIS.”
These operations showcase our enduring commitment to the lasting defeat of ISIS to preserve regional security and stability.

The following is a breakdown of D-ISIS operations for June 2023 by country.

In Iraq In Syria
30 partnered operations 7 partnered operations
0 U.S.-only operations 0 U.S.-only operations
12 ISIS operatives killed 1 ISIS operatives killed
7 ISIS operatives detained 14 ISIS operatives detained 

“We commend the competence, professionalism, and dedication of our Iraqi, Syrian, and coalition partner forces,” said Gen. Michael “Erik” Kurilla, CENTCOM commander. “Our continued efforts to defeat ISIS can only be accomplished through sustained and comprehensive partnered operations.”