29 Jul '16, 7pm

.@PentagonPresSec restated pledge to defeat #ISIL & support Turkey. Read @US_EUCOM's take:

Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel said the Iraqi government and its military are confident in the approach they are taking and their ability to accomplish the mission. Votel spoke about his command with NBC’s Richard Engel at the Aspen Security Summit in Colorado today. Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, meets with Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Clifford Wiggins and members of the Jordan’s armed forces during Exercise Eager Lion 16 near Amman, Jordan, May 22, 2016. The general has made five trips to Iraq and Syria since taking command four months ago. He said at the Aspen Security Forum that he is encouraged by the rising confidence of Iraqi leaders in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Falk Eager Lion Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, meets with Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Cliff...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/-News-Article-View/Article/879170/...

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