Category Archives: coalition

Coalition aircraft launched almost 35,000 strikes on ISIS targets over six years

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The U.S.-led multinational coalition launched almost 35,000 strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria over the past six years, officials told Military Times Wednesday. From August 2014 to September 2020, aircraft of the Combined Joint Task Force conducted 34,917 strikes in the region. “Combined Joint Task Force–Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) continues to work […]

Coalition helicopter makes emergency landing in Syria. Officials say no injuries, no hostile fire

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No personnel were injured when a helicopter with the U.S. led coalition fighting the Islamic State made an emergency landing in northern Syria, according to a U.S. official. “A coalition helicopter conducted an emergency landing” in northern Syria, about 9:30 a.m. local time, Army Col. Wayne Marotto, a spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force […]

New coalition urges states to get their absentee ballots in time to troops, families, overseas voters

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A new non-partisan coalition of 15 organizations representing thousands of military members and their family members has sent letters to all state election officials urging them to send absentee ballots to uniformed and overseas voters by Sept. 19 — as required by law. “Our coalition plans to closely monitor this process. You can expect to […]

No coalition casualties as US troops, SDF, return fire on pro-Syrian regime forces in Syria, officials say

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U.S. troops and Syrian Democratic Forces exchanged fire with pro-Syrian regime troops Monday, but there were no U.S. casualties. At about 9:20 a.m. Syrian time, U.S. and SDF forces, conducting a routine anti ISIS security patrol near Tal Al-Zahab, Syria, encountered a checkpoint occupied by pro-Syrian regime forces, U.S. defense officials tell Military Times. “After […]

No coalition casualties as US troops, SDF, return fire on pro-Syrian regime forces in Syria, officials say

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U.S. troops and Syrian Democratic Forces exchanged fire with pro-Syrian regime troops Monday, but there were no U.S. casualties. At about 9:20 a.m. Syrian time, U.S. and SDF forces, conducting a routine anti ISIS security patrol near Tal Al-Zahab, Syria, encountered a checkpoint occupied by pro-Syrian regime forces, U.S. defense officials tell Military Times. “After […]

Anti-ISIS coalition — saying Iraqi security forces now effective — reducing personnel, shifting mission focus

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U.S.-led coalition forces in Iraq are adjusting their operating model as Iraqi security forces step up their fight against ISIS. A ceremony on Thursday marked Task Force Iraq’s transition to the Military Advisor Group, according to an Operation Inherent Resolve media release. Task Force Iraq, a one-star subordinate command of Combined Joint Task Force Operation […]

Watch coalition aircraft pummeling ISIS cave complexes in Iraq

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COVID or no COVID, the coalition is still keeping pressure on ISIS fighters across Syria and Iraq. Operation Inherent Resolve posted a video of coalition aircraft pummeling 10 ISIS cave complexes on April 29 in the Hamrin Mountains, Iraq. OIR said five to 10 ISIS fighters were killed in the strikes but those numbers could […]