US officials: 4th US soldier dead after attack in Niger - News24

News24US officials: 4th US soldier dead after attack in NigerNews24Washington - After an extensive search, a US soldier who had been missing for nearly two days in Niger has been found dead, a result of a deadly ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger forces, US officials said on ...and more »

US Military Confirms Fourth Soldier Killed in Niger - New Delhi Times

New Delhi TimesUS Military Confirms Fourth Soldier Killed in NigerNew Delhi TimesThe U.S. military said Friday that a fourth American soldier was killed during an attack by suspected Islamist militants this week in Niger. Military officials said the soldier went missing after a deadly ambush on Wednesday during a joint U.S.-Niger ...and more »

Niger ambush and US deaths highlight the US's mission creep in Africa - Business Insider UK

Business Insider UKNiger ambush and US deaths highlight the US's mission creep in AfricaBusiness Insider UKNAIROBI/ABIDJAN, Oct 6 (Reuters) - U.S. special forces soldiers were training their Nigerien counterparts in the West African nation's volatile southwest, a growing hot-bed of jihadist violence, when the report came in of a raid nearby. The assailants ...and more »

3 US military service members killed in Niger - ABC News

ABC News3 US military service members killed in NigerABC NewsBreaking news three American service members have been killed in action in Africa officials say. The army green berets died after being ambushed during a patrol in need share likely by al-Qaeda militants to other commandos were also wounded they are ...and more »

Puyallup Soldier Among Green Berets Killed In Niger - Centralia Chronicle

Centralia ChroniclePuyallup Soldier Among Green Berets Killed In NigerCentralia ChronicleStaff Sergeant Bryan Black, 35, was killed in Niger on Oct. 4. Black was from Puyallup and was assigned to 3rd Special Force Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Courtesy Department of Defense. Courtesy Department of Defense Staff Sgt. Bryan ...and more »

US Troop Deaths in Niger Reflect Growing Africa Mission Creep - Antiwar.com

Antiwar.comUS Troop Deaths in Niger Reflect Growing Africa Mission CreepAntiwar.comThat the United States had special forces deployed in Niger wasn't exactly a secret before the announcement that four US troops were killed in an ambush near the Malian border. It wasn't exactly public knowledge, either. The report that the US was ...and more »

Springboro Green Beret killed in attack in Niger - WRGT TV Fox 45

WRGT TV Fox 45Springboro Green Beret killed in attack in NigerWRGT TV Fox 45Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson was identified as one of the Green Berets killed in an attack in Niger (Photo: Department of Defense, MGN Online). BREAKING NEWS.jpg · 00000014.jpg · VIEW PHOTO GALLERY. 5 photos. AA. (WKEF/WRGT) - The U.S. ...and more »

4th US soldier dies after attack on joint Niger patrol - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency4th US soldier dies after attack on joint Niger patrolAnadolu AgencyA fourth U.S. soldier was killed during an ambush on a joint patrol in southwest Niger earlier this week, the U.S. Command in Africa said in a statement Friday. "We have updated information related to the attack on U.S. and Nigerien forces that ...and more »

Four US soldiers killed in Niger ambush during counter-terrorism mission - ABC Online

ABC OnlineFour US soldiers killed in Niger ambush during counter-terrorism missionABC OnlineThe United States military said on Friday that a fourth soldier was killed during an attack on Wednesday in Niger, raising the death toll from an incident that has thrown a spotlight on the US counter-terrorism mission in the West African nation.and more »

Niger declares mourning after joint US patrol deaths - Independent

IndependentNiger declares mourning after joint US patrol deathsIndependentNiamey, Niger | AFP | Niger has declared three days of national mourning in memory of four of its soldiers killed alongside three US Green Berets in an ambush, state television said Friday. The joint patrol came under fire on Wednesday in southwestern ...and more »

Fourth US soldier confirmed dead in Niger attack - The Sun Daily

The Sun DailyFourth US soldier confirmed dead in Niger attackThe Sun DailyWASHINGTON: The United States confirmed Friday that a fourth member of its military was killed in Niger during an attack, which targeted a joint patrol of Nigerien soldiers and American special forces personnel. "The body of another US service member ...and more »

Three US service members and a service member from a partner nation were killed in southwestern Niger Oct. 4, US ... - Aerotech News (blog)

Three US service members and a service member from a partner nation were killed in southwestern Niger Oct. 4, US ...Aerotech News (blog)Two other U.S. service members were injured and were evacuated in stable condition to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, Africom officials said in a statement. The U.S. service members were providing advice and assistance to Nigerien ...and more »

Body of US service member recovered in Niger, raising ambush death toll to four - Duluth News Tribune

Body of US service member recovered in Niger, raising ambush death toll to fourDuluth News TribuneThe Pentagon said Friday, Oct. 6, that the body of a U.S. service member has been recovered in Niger following a militant ambush Wednesday near the Malian border, raising to four the number of Americans killed in the attack. Officials have not ...and more »

Pentagon says fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambush - AOL

AOLPentagon says fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambushAOLWASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday that a fourth soldier was killed during an attack on Wednesday in Niger, raising the death toll from an incident that has thrown a spotlight on the U.S. counterterrorism mission in the West ...and more »

4th US service member killed in Niger ambush; 3 others id'd as Fort Bragg soldiers - WRIC

WRIC4th US service member killed in Niger ambush; 3 others id'd as Fort Bragg soldiersWRICWASHINGTON (ABC News/WRIC) — The Pentagon confirmed to ABC News Friday that a fourth U.S. soldier was killed in a recent ambush attack in Niger that is believed to have been carried out by an Islamic extremist group. “The body of another U.S. ...and more »

Missing US commando found dead in Niger desert two days after deadly ambush - Los Angeles Times

Missing US commando found dead in Niger desert two days after deadly ambushLos Angeles TimesAfter an intense two-day search, local military forces Friday recovered the body of a U.S. Army commando who was inadvertently left behind after a daylight ambush by militants killed three other Green Berets in a rugged border region in Niger. Pentagon ...and more »

US Military Re-Evaluates Mission in Niger After Deadly Attack - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalUS Military Re-Evaluates Mission in Niger After Deadly AttackWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—The U.S. military said Friday it is reassessing its training mission in Niger after a deadly Islamic State ambush killed four elite U.S. soldiers on a routine patrol with local forces. The decision to review the role of American forces in ...

Puyallup soldier killed in ambush in West Africa - KING5.com

KING5.comPuyallup soldier killed in ambush in West AfricaKING5.comArmy Staff Sergeant Black was killed in an ambush Wednesday in Niger, according to U.S. military officials. He was one of four members of a Special Forces Group killed by extremists. The Army identified Black, Staff Sergeant Jeremiah Johnson, and ...and more »

Soldier from Puyallup killed in Niger ambush - Seattle Times

Seattle TimesSoldier from Puyallup killed in Niger ambushSeattle TimesStaff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35, was killed in Niger. The Puyallup man enlisted in the Army in October 2009, and his awards and decorations include the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the National Defense Service Medal.and more »

US officials: 4th US soldier dead after attack in Niger, at least 3 from Ft. Bragg - WITN

WITNUS officials: 4th US soldier dead after attack in Niger, at least 3 from Ft. BraggWITNWASHINGTON, DC (AP) After an extensive search, a U.S. soldier who had been missing for nearly two days in Niger was found dead, a result of a deadly ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger forces, U.S. military ...and more »