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by, Grant | Breaking 911
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he made the decision that U.S. Special Forces would assist Kurdish/Iraqi Peshmerga partners in the raid on an ISIS prison in Iraq to rescue 70 hostages after intelligence indicated a mass execution was imminent.
By having U.S. forces accompanying Kurdish/Iraqi Peshmerga fighters and providing airlift support for the hostages, lives were saved and a significant cache’ of intelligence was collected, the defense secretary told Pentagon reporters.
Carter expressed his condolences to the family of U.S. Army Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler, who died from his wounds when ISIS forces attacked U.S. and Peshmerga fighters.
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The secretary emphasized that since he became defense secretary early this year, he has ensured the Defense Department would remain laser-focused on the execution of our…
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