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3 Special Forces Troops Killed and 2 Are Wounded in an ...

All five American soldiers were Green Berets, said two United States military officials. The attack took place 120 miles north of Niamey, the capital of Niger, near the border with Mali, where militants with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an affiliate …

US soldiers killed in Niger were outgunned, 'left behind ...

Two Army Green Berets, Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, and Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35, and an Army support enabler, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson, 39, were killed fighting in …

Deadly Ambush of Green Berets in Niger Belies a 'Low-Risk ...

The deaths of three Special Forces troops raised questions about how they assess threats, as well as about their oversight, Pentagon officials said. ... Deadly Ambush of Green Berets in Niger ...

3 Green Berets killed in ambush in Niger - CNNPolitics

Three US Green Berets were killed and two others were wounded in southwest Niger near the Mali-Niger border when a joint US-Nigerien patrol was attacked Wednesday, US officials told CNN.

US Special Forces killed in ambush in Niger

The deaths of three Army Green Berets are the first casualties from a mission in which U.S. Special Forces are providing training to Nigerien armed forces. ... Al Qaeda still exists near the Mali ...

REPORT: 3 Green Berets Killed In Niger Ambush - Task & Purpose

REPORT: 3 Green Berets Killed In Niger Ambush. Editor's Note: This article by Brendan McGarry originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of …

Three Green Berets killed, two wounded in Niger ambush ...

— March 6, 2017: A terrorist attack at Wanzarbé, southwest Niger, resulted in the deaths of five Nigerien soldiers. — Feb. 22, 2017: An attack on the Nigerien army in the Tillabéri region resulted in the deaths of 16 soldiers and injuries to 17. — Oct. 17, 2016: A high-security prison near the border between Niger and Mali was attacked.

Missing US Green Beret Found Dead In Niger Desert 2 …

Missing US Green Beret Found Dead In Niger Desert 2 Days After Deadly Ambush. After an intense two-day search, local military forces Friday recovered the body of …

What's the U.S. Military Doing in Niger? - The Atlantic

The deaths of three Green Berets near the Mali-Niger border show just how entrenched American security forces in Africa have become since 9/11.

US Green Berets – Channels Television

Three U.S. Green Berets Killed In Niger Three US Green Berets and an unknown number of Nigerien soldiers were killed in a clash on the Niger-Mali border, where Islamic State fighters have ...

What Are US Special Forces Doing in Niger?

The deaths of three Green Berets in Niger on Wednesday—along with those of several Nigerien soldiers—is raising questions about the US mission in the African country,...

US special forces killed, wounded during ambush in Niger

US forces came under attack Wednesday in the West African nation of Niger — with three Green Berets killed and two others wounded, reports say. ... during a routine patrol near the Niger-Mali ...

'3212 un-redacted' probes deaths of green berets ...

'3212 un-redacted' probes deaths of green berets approid 2 mins ago World 31 Comments 0 Views A years-long ABC News investigation into the 2017 deadly ambush of four American Green Berets who were killed by ISIS in Niger, and the accusations of a Pentagon cover-up.

U.S. Special Ops force AMBUSHED in Niger; THREE Green ...

Three Army Green Berets were said to have been killed in the attack and two others wounded. Officials told the Associated Press that the commandos were likely targeted by al Qaeda's North African branch, al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. The deaths mark the first time that American soldiers have died while training armed forces in Niger.

Three Green Berets killed, two wounded in Niger ambush

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Identities of Three US Green Berets Killed in Niger ...

The ambush was successful, killing four Green Berets and five Nigerien troops. Gunships from France, which runs their own military operations in Mali, arrived at the scene and dispersed the ambushers. Three Green Beret deaths were confirmed by the Pentagon almost immediately, with the fourth announced on Friday.

Tongo Tongo ambush - Wikipedia

The Tongo Tongo ambush or the Niger ambush occurred on 4 October 2017, when armed militants from the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) attacked Nigerien and US soldiers outside the village of Tongo Tongo, Niger, while they were returning to base after a stop in the village. During the ambush, five Nigeriens, four US soldiers, and at least 21 ISGS militants were killed, and eight ...

Four Special Forces members killed in NIGER AMBUSH, the ...

The Green Beret is the distinctive headgear of U.S. Army Special Forces. The uniform piece is worn by those serving as special forces soldiers and is generally awarding after passing the Special Operations assessment and selection. OCT 2017 NIGER AMBUSH SUMMARY OF INVESTIGATION 10 May 2018. Four Special Forces Members Killed in Niger

They Fought to the Death Alongside Green Berets — Now ...

They Fought to the Death Alongside Green Berets — Now, They Are Green Berets. In a rare honor, two soldiers who fought to the death alongside Special Forces teammates in an infamous October 2017 ambush in Niger were symbolically presented with Green Berets on Tuesday. Sgt. La David Johnson and Sgt. 1st Class Jeremiah Johnson were assigned to ...

Two soldiers who died in Tongo Tongo ambush named honorary ...

Two U.S. soldiers were made honorary Green Berets this week for their actions during the deadly ambush near the Niger-Mali border on Oct. 4, 2017, …

3 Green Berets killed in Niger, 2 others injured in attack

3 Green Berets killed in Niger, 2 others injured in attack ... Niger soldiers ride in a military vehicle on May 25, 2015, in northern Nigeria near the border with Niger, where Nigerien and Chadian ...

3 US Green Berets killed in ambush in Niger - CNN Video

3 US Green Berets killed in ambush in Niger. The Lead. Three US Green Berets were killed and two others were wounded in southwest Niger near the Mali-Niger border when a joint US-Nigerien patrol ...

Three Green Berets Killed, Two Wounded in Niger Ambush

Three Green Berets Killed, Two Wounded in Niger Ambush. A joint U.S.-Nigerian patrol came under attack near the country's border with Mali on Wednesday, …

ISIS video 'shows desperate last stand of US soldiers ...

The disturbing footage appears to show the final moments of a group of Green Beret soldiers who were killed in Niger on October 4 ... in both Niger and …

Three US Green Berets killed in Niger - Independent

Niamey, Niger | AFP | Three US Green Berets and an unknown number of Nigerien soldiers were killed in a clash on the Niger-Mali border, where Islamic State fighters have established a presence, officials from said Thursday. A joint US-Niger patrol fell into an ambush on Wednesday in the Tillaberi region in the country's southwest, requiring French Mirage 2000 fighter jets to be called in for ...

Niger: Islamic jihadis ambush Green Berets, killing three ...

Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed and two others were wounded Wednesday in an ambush in the west African country of Niger. U.S. Africa Command confirmed that a joint patrol of Green Berets and Nigerien soldiers was attacked in the southwestern part of Niger, near the border with Mali. Officials told Fox News that between eight ...

Three US Green Berets Killed in Ambush in Niger, But What ...

The ambush occurred in in southwest Niger, near the Mali-Niger border on Wednesday night. Five US officers, two of whom were wounded in the attack, were taking part in a joint patrol with Nigerien troops at the time, US military officials said.