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CENTCOM for August 21, 2014 – August 22, 2014
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August 22, 2014

August 22nd – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi Security Force operations, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct six airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam. The strikes destroyed or damaged three ISIL Humvees, one ISIL vehicle, and multiple IED emplacements. All aircraft exited the strike area safely…

Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 90 airstrikes across Iraq. Of those 90 strikes, 57 have been in support of Iraqi forces near the Mosul Dam.

Report Date

August 22, 2014

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August 22nd – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi Security Force operations, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct six airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam. The strikes destroyed or damaged three ISIL Humvees, one ISIL vehicle, and multiple IED emplacements. All aircraft exited the strike area safely…

Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 90 airstrikes across Iraq. Of those 90 strikes, 57 have been in support of Iraqi forces near the Mosul Dam.

CENTCOM for August 20, 2014 – August 21, 2014
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August 21, 2014

August 20th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using fighter, remotely piloted and attack aircraft to conduct 14 airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam. The strikes destroyed or damaged six ISIL Humvees, three IED emplacements, one mortar tube, and two armed trucks. All aircraft exited the strike area safely.

These strikes were conducted under authority to support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense force operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

The Department of Defense confirmed Aug. 18 that Iraqi forces have cleared and now hold Mosul Dam, and that Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense forces are working together to further expand their control of the area. Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 84 airstrikes across Iraq. Of those 84 strikes, 51 have been in support of Iraqi forces near the Mosul Dam.

Report Date

August 21, 2014

Confirmed Actions

US

August 20th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using fighter, remotely piloted and attack aircraft to conduct 14 airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam. The strikes destroyed or damaged six ISIL Humvees, three IED emplacements, one mortar tube, and two armed trucks. All aircraft exited the strike area safely.

These strikes were conducted under authority to support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense force operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

The Department of Defense confirmed Aug. 18 that Iraqi forces have cleared and now hold Mosul Dam, and that Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense forces are working together to further expand their control of the area. Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 84 airstrikes across Iraq. Of those 84 strikes, 51 have been in support of Iraqi forces near the Mosul Dam.

  • A U.S. fighter refuels over Iraq Aug. 21., 2014 (USAF/SSgt. Shawn Nickel)

CENTCOM for August 19, 2014 – August 20, 2014
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August 20, 2014

August 20th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq in the last 24 hours, with fighter aircraft conducting two airstrikes near the Mosul Dam. One of the airstrikes successfully destroyed an ISIL checkpoint. The other airstrike was not successful.

These strikes were conducted under authority to support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense force operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

The Department of Defense confirmed yesterday that Iraqi forces have cleared the Mosul Dam, and that Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense forces are working together to further expand control of the area.

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August 20, 2014

Confirmed Actions

US

August 20th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq in the last 24 hours, with fighter aircraft conducting two airstrikes near the Mosul Dam. One of the airstrikes successfully destroyed an ISIL checkpoint. The other airstrike was not successful.

These strikes were conducted under authority to support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense force operations, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

The Department of Defense confirmed yesterday that Iraqi forces have cleared the Mosul Dam, and that Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense forces are working together to further expand control of the area.

CENTCOM for August 18, 2014 – August 19, 2014
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August 19, 2014

August 18th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq Monday, using a mix of fighter, bomber, and remotely piloted aircraft to successfully conduct 15 airstrikes near the Mosul Dam. The strikes damaged or destroyed nine ISIL fighting positions; an ISIL checkpoint; six ISIL armed vehicles; an ISIL light armored vehicle; an ISIL vehicle-mounted anti-aircraft artillery gun, and an IED emplacement belt. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.

Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 68 airstrikes in Iraq. Of those 68 strikes, 35 have been in support of Iraqi forces near the Mosul Dam. These strikes were conducted under authority to support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense forces as they work together to combat ISIL, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

Report Date

August 19, 2014

Confirmed Actions

US

August 18th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq Monday, using a mix of fighter, bomber, and remotely piloted aircraft to successfully conduct 15 airstrikes near the Mosul Dam. The strikes damaged or destroyed nine ISIL fighting positions; an ISIL checkpoint; six ISIL armed vehicles; an ISIL light armored vehicle; an ISIL vehicle-mounted anti-aircraft artillery gun, and an IED emplacement belt. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.

Since Aug. 8, U.S. Central Command has conducted a total of 68 airstrikes in Iraq. Of those 68 strikes, 35 have been in support of Iraqi forces near the Mosul Dam. These strikes were conducted under authority to support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense forces as they work together to combat ISIL, as well as to protect critical infrastructure, U.S. personnel and facilities, and support humanitarian efforts.

CENTCOM for August 17, 2014 – August 18, 2014
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August 18, 2014

August 17th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq Sunday, using a mix of fighter, bomber, attack and remotely piloted aircraft to successfully conduct airstrikes near the Mosul Dam.

The 14 strikes conducted on Sunday in Iraq damaged or destroyed ten ISIL armed vehicles, seven ISIL Humvees, two ISIL armored personnel carriers, and one ISIL checkpoint. These strikes followed the nine U.S. airstrikes announced Aug. 16 by U.S. Central Command.

Report Date

August 18, 2014

Confirmed Actions

US

August 17th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq Sunday, using a mix of fighter, bomber, attack and remotely piloted aircraft to successfully conduct airstrikes near the Mosul Dam.

The 14 strikes conducted on Sunday in Iraq damaged or destroyed ten ISIL armed vehicles, seven ISIL Humvees, two ISIL armored personnel carriers, and one ISIL checkpoint. These strikes followed the nine U.S. airstrikes announced Aug. 16 by U.S. Central Command.

CENTCOM for August 16, 2014 – August 17, 2014
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August 17, 2014

August 16th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq Saturday (Iraq time), with a mix of fighter and remotely piloted aircraft successfully conducting airstrikes near Irbil and the Mosul Dam. U.S. Central Command conducted these strikes under authority to support humanitarian efforts in Iraq, as well as to protect U.S. personnel and facilities.

The nine airstrikes conducted thus far destroyed or damaged four armored personnel carriers, seven armed vehicles, two Humvees and an armored vehicle. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.

Report Date

August 17, 2014

Confirmed Actions

US

August 16th – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq Saturday (Iraq time), with a mix of fighter and remotely piloted aircraft successfully conducting airstrikes near Irbil and the Mosul Dam. U.S. Central Command conducted these strikes under authority to support humanitarian efforts in Iraq, as well as to protect U.S. personnel and facilities.

The nine airstrikes conducted thus far destroyed or damaged four armored personnel carriers, seven armed vehicles, two Humvees and an armored vehicle. All aircraft exited the strike areas safely.

CENTCOM for August 15, 2014 – August 16, 2014
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August 16, 2014

Aug. 16, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq yesterday, with remotely piloted aircraft successfully conducting airstrikes on two armed vehicles south of the village of Sinjar.

After receiving reports from Kurdish forces that ISIL terrorists were attacking civilians in Kawju, a village located south of Sinjar, U.S. aircraft identified and followed an ISIL armed vehicle to a roadside area. At approximately 10:10 a.m. EDT [1910 local], U.S. aircraft struck and destroyed two vehicles in the area. All aircraft exited the area safely.

Report Date

August 16, 2014

Confirmed Actions

US

Aug. 16, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq yesterday, with remotely piloted aircraft successfully conducting airstrikes on two armed vehicles south of the village of Sinjar.

After receiving reports from Kurdish forces that ISIL terrorists were attacking civilians in Kawju, a village located south of Sinjar, U.S. aircraft identified and followed an ISIL armed vehicle to a roadside area. At approximately 10:10 a.m. EDT [1910 local], U.S. aircraft struck and destroyed two vehicles in the area. All aircraft exited the area safely.

CENTCOM for August 14, 2014 – August 15, 2014
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August 15, 2014

August 14 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq today, with a mix of fighter and remotely piloted aircraft successfully conducting airstrikes on two ISIL-armed vehicles and an ISIL-operated mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle northeast of Irbil.

At approximately 11:05 a.m. EDT [2005 local], U.S. aircraft struck and destroyed the first of two armed vehicles, after following them from a position where they had been firing on nearby Kurdish forces. At 11:07 a.m. EDT [2007 local], U.S. aircraft struck and destroyed the second armed vehicle.

At approximately 11:40 a.m. EDT [2040 local], U.S. aircraft struck an MRAP, located near the site of the previous strikes against the two armed vehicles. After initial assessment, U.S. aircraft returned at approximately 12:55 p.m. EDT [2155 local] and destroyed the MRAP. All aircraft exited the strike area safely.

Report Date

August 15, 2014

Confirmed Actions

US

August 14 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq today, with a mix of fighter and remotely piloted aircraft successfully conducting airstrikes on two ISIL-armed vehicles and an ISIL-operated mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle northeast of Irbil.

At approximately 11:05 a.m. EDT [2005 local], U.S. aircraft struck and destroyed the first of two armed vehicles, after following them from a position where they had been firing on nearby Kurdish forces. At 11:07 a.m. EDT [2007 local], U.S. aircraft struck and destroyed the second armed vehicle.

At approximately 11:40 a.m. EDT [2040 local], U.S. aircraft struck an MRAP, located near the site of the previous strikes against the two armed vehicles. After initial assessment, U.S. aircraft returned at approximately 12:55 p.m. EDT [2155 local] and destroyed the MRAP. All aircraft exited the strike area safely.