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Aug. 31, 2014

Airstrikes Hit ISIL, Airdrops Aid Citizens in Amirli

At the request of the Government of Iraq, the U.S. military conducted airstrikes in support of an operation to deliver humanitarian assistance to address the humanitarian crisis and protect the civilians trapped in Amirli, Iraq.

Aug. 31, 2014

U.S. Airstrikes Hit ISIL near Amirli and Mosul Dam

U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct two airstrikes, one near the Mosul Dam and the other near Amirli.

Aug. 30, 2014

Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL Near Mosul Dam

U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using fighter and remotely-piloted aircraft to conduct five airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam.

Aug. 30, 2014

U.S., Partner-nations Conduct Humanitarian Airdrop in Iraq

American military planes along with Australian, French and British aircraft airdropped humanitarian aid to the town of Amirli in Iraq, the Pentagon press secretary said in a statement.

Aug. 29, 2014

Massachusetts Guard Jet Pilot Died in Crash

The pilot of an F-15C Eagle aircraft that crashed Aug. 27 in remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Virginia, was fatally injured, Massachusetts National Guard officials said.

Aug. 29, 2014

Transcom: Know Your POV Shipping Entitlements

U.S. Transportation Command leaders are helping service members address the challenges of shipping personal vehicles as they move overseas or return stateside.

Aug. 29, 2014

Face of Defense: Soldiers Redeploy After South Korea Exercise

Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Command conducted a change of mission and prepared for redeployment following their participation in the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise held in South Korea.

Aug. 29, 2014

National Guard Identifies Fallen F-15C Aviator

Massachusetts National Guard officials identified the pilot of an F-15C Eagle jet that crashed in Virginia as Air Force Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr.

Aug. 29, 2014

Pentagon: Russia Intensifies Efforts Inside Ukraine

Russia continues to build up along its border with Ukraine and has moved sophisticated weapons systems into the country, the Pentagon press secretary said.

Aug. 29, 2014

U.S. Airstrikes Hit ISIL Near Mosul Dam

U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct four airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam.

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