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Tue
15
Nov

Indo-Asia-Pacific Region Remains ‘Most Consequential’ to America, Pacom Chief Says

By Jim Garamone — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — November 15, 2016.

The United States “is a Pacific nation and a Pacific power. It always has been and it always will be” said Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command. The Indo-Asia-Pacific region remains “the most consequential area for America’s future”.

Tue
15
Nov

Pacific Command Deploys USS Sampson to New Zealand to Aid in Earthquake Recovery

By Jim Garamone — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — November 15, 2016.

The guided missile destroyer USS Sampson is rushing to New Zealand to help those affected by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck yesterday. The quake killed two and stranded thousands of residents and tourists on New Zealand’s South Island.

Mon
07
Nov

Isolation, Liberation of Raqqa Key in Defeating ISIL, Pentagon Spokesman Says

By Lisa Ferdinando — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — November 7, 2016.

The isolation and liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are key in efforts to ultimately defeat the terrorists, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said today. "The removal of the ISIL cancer is the next step..."

Wed
26
Oct

OIR Commander Cites Momentum in Mosul Push; Raqqa Isolation to Begin 'Soon'

By Lisa Ferdinando — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — October 26, 2016.

Iraqi forces continue to make steady progress in the effort to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said today.

Mon
17
Oct

Iraq, Syria Make Significant Strides Countering ISIL, Press Secretary Says

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By Terri Moon Cronk — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — October 17, 2016.

In Syria and Iraq, local ground forces backed by the U.S.-led coalition have made significant progress over the past two days in the fight to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

 

Fri
07
Oct

Defense Cooperation, Russia on Agenda for Work's Finnish Visit

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By Lisa Ferdinando — (DOD News) — Helsinki, Finland — October. 7, 2016. 

Two days of talks for Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work on defense cooperation, strengthening regional ties, and addressing security concerns, including unsafe Russian behavior over or on the Baltic Sea.

Wed
05
Oct

Mosul’s Liberation From ISIL ‘Inevitable,’ Canadian General Says

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By Terri Moon Cronk — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — October 5, 2016.

The liberation of Mosul, Iraq, from the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters is inevitable, Canadian Armed Forces Brig. Gen. Dave J. Anderson of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve told Pentagon reporters.

Mon
26
Sep

Uptick in Violence in Syria; ISIL 'Knows No Boundaries,' DoD Spokesman Says

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By Lisa Ferdinando — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — September 26, 2016.

The Defense Department has no reason to doubt reports that Russia and Syria are responsible for a deadly attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Fri
23
Sep

Coalition Continues Counter-ISIL Progress Across Iraq, Syria

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By Jim Garamone — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — September 23, 2016.

Counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces continue their progress against the terror group throughout Iraq and Syria.

Thu
22
Sep

Coalition Has Momentum to End ISIL’s Hold in Iraq, Syria, Dunford Says

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By Jim Garamone — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — September 22, 2016.

The coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has the momentum to end the terror group’s hold in Iraq and Syria, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee today.

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