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Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve continues to work by, with and through regional partners to militarily defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, in order to enable whole-of-coalition governmental actions to increase regional stability.
President Donald J. Trump announced combined U.S., French and British forces launched precision strikes April 13, 2018, against chemical weapons capabilities in Syria to deter Syrian leader Bashar Assad from using banned chemical weapons.
Cost of Operations:
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Iraq and Syria: May 2017 (Source: theglobalcoalition.org)
Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly above Syria, March 25, 2018, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott
A soldier scans a sector of fire from a military fighting vehicle while escorting the United Kingdom Bridge Training Team to a bridge being built in Mosul, Iraq, March 21, 2018. The soldier, supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, is assigned to the 4th Infantry regiment’s 2nd Battalion. Army photo by Pfc. Anthony Zendejas IV
U.S. soldiers fire a howitzer in Iraq, Aug. 12, 2018, while supporting Iraqi forces as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jamie Douglas
An Air Force boom operator directs an F-15 Eagle during an aerial refueling mission over Iraq supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, Aug. 15, 2018. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro
The Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS: On Sept. 10, 2014, the U.S. announced the formation of a broad international coalition to defeat The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Mission is to militarily defeat ISIS in the Combined Joint Operations Area in order to enable whole-of-coalition governmental actions to increase regional stability.
Directs and enables military operations and activities with allies and partners to increase regional security and stability in support of enduring U.S. interests.