September 12, 2014
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014 —
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using
attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes Thursday and Friday in support
of Iraqi Security Forces near the Mosul Dam and defending Irbil.
In total, the strikes destroyed two ISIL armed vehicles. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.
strikes were conducted under authority to protect U.S. personnel and
facilities, support humanitarian efforts, and support Iraqi forces that
are acting in furtherance of these objectives.
U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 158 airstrikes across Iraq.