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U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
The United States strongly supports NATO and will be "unwavering in its commitment to the transatlantic alliance," Vice President Mike Pence said at the Munich Security Conference.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani in Munich, a Defense Department spokesperson said in a statement.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Singaporean Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen on the margins of the Munich Security Conference, a Defense Department spokesperson said in a statement.
With the approval of the government of Iraq, Coalition forces struck an ISIS command and control headquarters and propaganda facility yesterday in western Mosul, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
At an international security conference in Germany, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the bond between the United States and its NATO allies is a critical component in regional and global security.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide reaffirmed the close defense relationship between the United States and Norway during a meeting on the margins of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis underscored the U.S. commitment to Israel's security and its qualitative military edge during a meeting with his Israeli counterpart on the margins of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
Iraqi security forces have nearly 5,000 more personnel to assist as hold forces in eastern Mosul -- and eventually will fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in western Mosul -- following recent graduation ceremonies at Taji, Besmaya, Erbil and Al Asad Air Base.
U.S. European Command brought together service members around the world for a computer-assisted global command-and-control exercise called Austere Challenge 2017, which focused on European security.
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis expressed his admiration of the high-performing troops of the Australian armed forces during a meeting with his Australian counterpart yesterday, Defense Department spokesperson Navy Cmdr. Sarah Higgins said.
“I really wanted to teach history because I wanted to make it interesting. My goal is to make history tangible,” said Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Paseur. Paseur said being deployed to support Operation Inherent Resolve will help him and his students in the classroom.
U.S. airmen posted at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, who play a crucial role in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, are feeling a sense of accomplishment after Iraqi ground forces cleared eastern Mosul of the enemy.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with defense ministers from 27 nations participating in the counter-ISIS campaign at the NATO headquarters in Brussels.
The Louisiana National Guard's Counterdrug Task Force providing an aviation asset in assisting several law enforcement agencies in removing nearly $2 million worth of drugs from the streets of Alexandria, Louisiana, last month.
In the air war to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a coalition of 20 nations works together to equip, inform and deploy air forces across the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Staff from Navy Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Site Singapore, are providing logistical support for the joint high speed vessel USNS Fall River, initiating the final preparation phase for the 12th annual Pacific Partnership mission that will run from March through June.
Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel today.
The Army is implementing an updated ammunition management system with significantly improved cyber-attack resistance, as well as greater transparency for ammunition managers and easier functionality for operators.