Military Operations in Iraq

Major General Gary Volesky, speaking by video from Baghdad, updated reporters in the Pentagon on military operations against ISIL* in Iraq.… read more

Major General Gary Volesky, speaking by video from Baghdad, updated reporters in the Pentagon on military operations against ISIL* in Iraq. He spoke about the latest military operations, including the planning taking place to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul. He also commented on bombings that day in Baghdad that killed dozens of people.

Major General Volesky is the Combined Joint Forces Land Commander for Operation Inherent Resolve, the military operation against ISIL in Iraq and Syria.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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  • Jeff Davis Director Department of Defense->Press Office
  • Gary J. Volesky Commander Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve->Land Component

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Military Operations in Iraq

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Program ID:
409407-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2016 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN.org

Airing Details

  • May 11, 2016 | 4:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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