August 27, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 --
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of
Iraqi security force operations, using fighter, attack, and remotely
piloted aircraft to conduct three airstrikes in the vicinity of Irbil
and the Mosul Dam.
The strikes destroyed an ISIL Humvee, a supply
truck, three armored vehicles, and severely damaged an ISIL building.
All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.
The strikes were
conducted under authority to support Iraqi security force and Kurdish
defense force operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure,
U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.
Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 101 airstrikes across Iraq.