US Marines on ground in Iraq to fight Islamic State

21 March 2016 - 17:44 By REUTERS

A detachment of U.S. Marines is on the ground in Iraq to support US and coalition efforts against Islamic State, the U.S. military said. A group of Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, or MEU, will add to the U.S. forces already in Iraq battling Islamic State, it said.The 26th MEU is currently deployed in the U.

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