Mother and son serve side-by-side in support of CJTF-OIR
Feb. 21, 2020 - A graduate walks across the stage to collect his college diploma and earn his commission in the U.S. Army. Tears well in a mother’s eyes as she witnesses her child soar to new heights. This moment marked the beginning of an opportunity to serve side-by-side as mother and son.
Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve Monthly Civilian Casualty Report
Feb. 13, 2020 - Since the beginning of operations in 2014, the Coalition and partner forces have liberated nearly 110,000 square kilometers (42,471 square miles) from Daesh, eliminating their self-proclaimed territorial caliphate and freeing 7.7 million people from Daesh oppression. The Coalition will continue to work with partner forces to deny Daesh any physical space and influence in the region as well as deny Daesh the resources they need to resurge.
CJTF-OIR reflects on significant gains in 2019
Feb. 9, 2020 - As 2019 began, CJTF-OIR operated in Iraq and Syria at the nexus of strategic influence in the Middle East. Throughout the year, regional state and non-state actors impacted the Coalition mission and threatened international efforts to restore peace and stability in Iraq and Syria. The Coalition faced numerous challenges to our resolve in 2019 ranging from a convergence of military force in northern Syria, to increased rocket attacks on Iraqi bases hosting Coalition troops. However, we persevered and continued the mission to defeat Daesh and improve regional stability.