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Cherry Point Marines join fight against ISIS

Posted October 20, 2015

— Marines from Marine Attack Squadron 223, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, based at Cherry Point deployed Monday to join the battle against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

The Marines of Attack Squadron 223 will provide support for the air strikes being conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), a coalition of a dozen countries fighting the ISIS influence in that area.


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