US Marines Harrier strikes Islamic State for the first time
A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier has struck an Islamic State target near the Haditha Dam in Iraq.
The strike occurred on Monday, and involved a Harrier from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit operating from the amphibious ship Bataan.
It was the first time that a Marine unit dropped ordnance in the current fight against Islamic State. marinecorpstimes