US Marines in northern Iraq are advising Kurdish Peshmerga and local tribal forces who are leading the fight against ISIS. The Marine advisors have identified critical needs that will help their partners in their difficult and dangerous mission.
Spirit of America’s field operations team is on the ground in Iraq to deliver the needed assistance. These items – metal detectors to find roadside bombs, first aid kits to treat wounded soldiers, and other basic supplies – will greatly increase the effectiveness and survivability of America’s partners.
As a result of supporting this project, you are helping to stop the suffering caused by ISIS. And, you are saving the lives and limbs of America’s partners in the fight against ISIS: local civilians and US personnel.
Hello everyone, I’d like to share with you a quick update about our ongoing work in Iraq. As you may recall, we recently launched a campaign to provide urgently needed gear for local security forces in northern Iraq, all in response to critical needs identified by US Navy and Marine Special Operations Forces (USSOF) that … Continued
Greetings, Right now, US Marines are in Iraq helping Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga troops stop ISIS. Spirit of America is on the ground supporting that effort by providing essential gear like metal detectors and first aid kits to the Marines’ Iraqi partners. Everything we are providing is in response to needs identified by the Marines … Continued
Hello everyone, It’s been a full week for SoA here in Iraqi Kurdistan. We’ve been meeting up with Department of State officers and forward deployed members of our military. These engagements are crucial to our mission: they allow us to follow through on ongoing projects and identify new opportunities to advance the mission of deployed … Continued
The soldiers of the female Peshmerga unit being trained at a Sulamaniyah Military Training School in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq are made of hardy stuff. Sitting cross-legged on a lush green field, the soldiers watched intently as Coalition Forces trainers first explained how to move in a tactical formation then demonstrated it. Afterward, with … Continued
Since ISIS took over Mosul in the summer of 2014, Spirit of America has steadily invested over $80,000 into the Peshmerga, the Kurdish military force that is fighting and stopping ISIS. Our latest contribution consisted of urgently needed Individual First Aid Kits (IFAK) for frontline Peshmerga soldiers as they take the fight to the terrorist … Continued
Greetings, One of our main efforts at Spirit of America is helping end the barbarity and evil of ISIS. To that end, we have provided metal detectors (generously donated by Garrett Electronics), first aid equipment, and more to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces stop ISIS in northern Iraq. Our targeted assistance in response to needs identified … Continued
In a region stunned by violent conflict and instability, few non-governmental organizations operate like Spirit of America (SoA) does in the Middle East. Our mission is straightforward: leverage private sector funds and expertise to support the mission of U.S. personnel deployed in over 30 countries around the globe. What does that really mean? In Iraqi … Continued
Greetings, Today we’d like to share an update about the support Spirit of America has provided to those on the frontlines in the struggle against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, in northern Iraq. For months, we have been helping make the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga – one of the United States’ best … Continued