28 Jul '17, 5pm

Syrian Democratic Forces Make Gains in Raqqa Against ISIS @CENTCOM @SDF_Press_1

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 — In its 53rd day of coalition operations to liberate Raqqa, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria control, the Syrian Democratic Forces have about 45 percent of the city under its control, Army Col. Ryan Dillon, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman, told Pentagon reporters today. A Marine fires an M777A2 howitzer in Syria during the early morning on June 3, 2017. Marines have been conducting 24-hour, all-weather fire support for the coalition’s local partners, the Syrian Democratic Forces, to support Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Callahan Howitzer Blast A Marine fires an M777A2 howitzer in Syria during the early morning on June 3, 2017. Marines have been conducting 24-hour, all-weather fire support for the coalition’s local partners, the Syrian Democratic F...

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