Maj. General Piatt Talks ISIS with Public Before Heading Oversea

Maj. General Piatt Talks ISIS with Public Before Heading Overseas

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Major General Walter Piatt met the public Friday night at Jefferson Community College, where he gave a presentation about Iraq's fight to take it's country back from ISIS and the role that the 10th Mountain Division will have in the country.

At the end of the month, the 10th Mountain Division will be deploying soldiers to Iraq to support Operation Inherent Resolve. and General Piatt said there is still work to be done.

"Wars do not end in peace, the assault and invasion of ISIS was defeated but ISIS itself was not destroyed they went underground," said General Piatt.

Piatt explained the role that the Iraqi government and the U.S. forces have had in decreasing ISIS's presence in Iraq and Syria in recent years.

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