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22 April 2016 Military News

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  • OIF / OND / OEF / OIR / OFS Casualty Update 22 Apr 2016 [PDF]
  • Centcom Releases Civilian Casualty Assessments AFPS 22 Apr 2016 -- U.S. Central Command officials said today that U.S. airstrikes targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorist organization likely resulted in 20 civilian casualties and 11 civilian injuries in Iraq and Syria last year.
  • Pentagon admits to killing more civilians in Syria, Iraq Press TV 22 Apr 2016 -- The US has admitted to more civilian casualties in its airstrikes against alleged Daesh (ISIL) positions inside Syria and Iraq between September and February, amid reports that the Pentagon has increased civilian death tolerance in the two countries.
  • Dunford: Narrative, Momentum in Anti-ISIL Fight Has Shifted to Iraqis AFPS 22 Apr 2016 -- The narrative and the momentum in Iraq has definitely shifted from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant to Iraq and its coalition allies, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the conclusion of his latest trip here.
  • 20 Civilians Killed in US Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria During 5-Month Period VOA 22 Apr 2016 -- U.S. and coalition airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria killed 20 civilians and wounded another 11 during a five-month period, according to the latest assessment by military officials.
  • Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq AFPS 22 Apr 2016 -- U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
  • SPMAGTF-CR-CC 16.1 prepares to return home after providing crisis response to Middle East USMC News 22 Apr 2016 -- U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) are currently deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility serving as a crisis response force in the region. Additionally, SPMAGTF-CR-CC Marines and Sailors offer support for Task Force Al Asad (TFAA) and Task Force Al Taqaddum (TFTQ), both in Iraq, while they advise and assist Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) during Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), which focuses on defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.
  • Marines continue support for Kyushu earthquake victims USMC News 22 Apr 2016 -- Two MV-22B Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit completed the fourth day of disaster relief flight operations in support of Joint Task Force Chinzei, led by the Japan Self Defense Force, after the island of Kyushu was hit by a series of earthquakes.
  • Afghan Official: Kabul Attack Set Back Peace Efforts, Ties with Pakistan VOA 22 Apr 2016 -- Afghanistan's national flag flew at "half-staff" in government offices and special prayers were offered in mosques across the country Friday to pay respects to the victims of this week's deadly Taliban attack in Kabul.

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