September 13, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 13, 2014 -
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq,
employing attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes Friday in support of
Iraqi Security Forces near the Mosul Dam.
In total, the strikes
destroyed an ISIL mortar emplacement and an ISIL armed vehicle. All
aircraft exited the strike areas safely.
These strikes were
conducted under authority to protect U.S. personnel and facilities,
support humanitarian efforts, and support Iraqi forces acting in
furtherance of these objectives while defending their country against
U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 160 airstrikes across Iraq.