Mosul Dam Task Force Commander Col. Philip Secrist (left) speaks to Italian Ambassador to Iraq Bruno Pasquino, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Matthew H. Tueller, Iraq Minister of Water Resources Jamal Abbas al-Adili, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division Commander Col. Mark Quander and TAD Command Sergeant Major Randolph Delapena during a tour of Mosul Dam in Iraq. The dignitaries were visiting the MDTF on June 15, 2019, for a ceremony commemorating the completion the Mosul Dam Project, which started in 2016 as a joint project among the Iraq Ministry of Water Resources, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Italian Company Trevi S.p.A. in an effort to stabilize the infrastructure of the Mosul Dam. The Dam is the largest in Iraq and the fourth largest in the Middle East. It supplies water, hydropower, irrigation and flood control to the region.