Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis flies to the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve headquarters in Irbil, Iraq, aboard a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Feb. 20, 2017.
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U.S. Army Paratroopers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division secure a helicopter-landing zone during simulated casualty evacuation in a force provider drill at Camp Swift, Makhmour, Iraq, on Jan. 22, 2017. The 2nd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div., deployed to Iraq as part of Combined Joint Force Land Component Command - Operation Inherent Resolve to advise and assist Iraqi Security Forces in their fight against ISIL.
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