Body of missing US service member recovered in Niger - LocalNews8.com

LocalNews8.comBody of missing US service member recovered in NigerLocalNews8.com(CNN) - The body of a US service member who went missing following a deadly ambush Wednesday in southwest Niger has been recovered, multiple US officials told CNN Friday. The discovery of the missing US service member in a remote area of the ...and more »

Fourth US soldier found dead after attack in Niger - NET Website

NET WebsiteFourth US soldier found dead after attack in NigerNET WebsiteA C-130 U.S. Air Force plane lands as Nigerien soldiers stand in formation during the Flintlock military exercise in Diffa, Niger, in March 2014. File photo by REUTERS/Joe Penney. WASHINGTON — After an extensive search, a U.S. soldier who had been ...and more »

Georgia soldier among those killed in ambush in Niger - Seattle Times

Georgia soldier among those killed in ambush in NigerSeattle TimesATLANTA (AP) — The Department of Defense says a Georgia soldier was one of four U.S. troops killed in an ambush in Niger. The agency said in a news release Friday that 29-year-old Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright of Lyons died Wednesday in the attack. Wright ...and more »

Niger ambush, deaths highlight US Africa military mission creep - Yahoo News UK

Niger ambush, deaths highlight US Africa military mission creepYahoo News UKA U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright of Lyons, Georgia, at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, U.S. on October 5, 2017. Courtesy Aaron J. Jenne/U.S. Air Force/Handout via REUTERS. More. By David Lewis and Joe ...and more »

US Soldier Missing in Niger Is Found Dead - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comUS Soldier Missing in Niger Is Found DeadNBCNews.comA U.S. soldier who was missing after an ambush by militants in Niger has been found dead, according to defense officials. The attack killed three U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group and four soldiers from Niger, one of whom was serving as ...and more »

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

US officials: 4th US soldier dead after attack in NigerDaily MailWASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say an American soldier missing for nearly two days in Niger has been found dead. He was one of four U.S. troops killed in a deadly ambush. His body was found and identified Friday after an extensive search. Four Niger ...and more »

4 Niger soldiers, 3 US commandos killed in attack in Niger - New Jersey Herald

4 Niger soldiers, 3 US commandos killed in attack in NigerNew Jersey HeraldNIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Four Nigerien soldiers and three U.S. army special operations commandos were killed and others were wounded in an attack by Islamic extremists on a joint patrol in Niger's southwest, officials said Thursday. The attack Wednesday ...and more »

3 soldiers killed in Niger attack were special ops out of Fort Bragg - News & Observer

3 soldiers killed in Niger attack were special ops out of Fort BraggNews & ObserverThe Department of Defense on Friday released the names of three soldiers killed Wednesday in Niger, confirming that all three were assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg. The soldiers are Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash ...and more »

3 soldiers killed in Niger ambush are identified - WIMS AM 1420

WIMS AM 14203 soldiers killed in Niger ambush are identifiedWIMS AM 1420iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – The Pentagon has identified the three U.S. Army Special Forces members who died in Africa earlier this week in an ambush believed to have been carried out by an Islamic extremist group. All three soldiers, commonly known ...and more »

Special Forces Soldier killed in Niger attack from Ohio - NBC4i.com

NBC4i.comSpecial Forces Soldier killed in Niger attack from OhioNBC4i.comFORT BRAGG, N.C. (WDTN) – The Department of Defense released the names of the soldiers attacked in Niger on October 4. One of those soldiers is from Springboro. DOD said Friday three U.S. Soldiers were killed while conducting operations in the country ...and more »

DoD Identifies Green Berets Killed in Niger Ambush - Military.com

Military.comDoD Identifies Green Berets Killed in Niger AmbushMilitary.comU.S. Army Special Forces soldiers observe as Nigerien service members fire their weapons with the assistance of Illumination rounds during Exercise Flintlock 2017 in Diffa, Niger, March 9, 2017 (U.S. Army/Spc. Zayid Ballesteros). Military.com | 6 Oct ...and more »

Death toll in militants' attack on US, Niger soldiers rises - The Eagle Online

Death toll in militants' attack on US, Niger soldiers risesThe Eagle OnlineFour Nigerien troops and three US soldiers were killed in an attack earlier this week in southwest Niger near the border with Mali, the Defence Ministry said on Friday. The ministry updated the casualty figures from the ambush on Thursday, adding the ...and more »

Pentagon identifies 3 US soldiers killed in Niger - The Hill

Pentagon identifies 3 US soldiers killed in NigerThe HillThe Pentagon has identified the three Army Green Berets killed in action Wednesday night in Niger. Staff Sgts. Bryan Black, 35, of Puyallup, Washington; Jeremiah Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; and Dustin Wright, 29, of Lyons, Georgia were killed ...and more »

Pentagon IDs Green Berets Killed in Niger - NBC Southern California

NBC Southern CaliforniaPentagon IDs Green Berets Killed in NigerNBC Southern CaliforniaFrom left: Staff Sgts. Dustin Wright, Jeremiah Johnson and Bryan Black. The soldiers were killed in an engagement with enemy forces in Niger, Africa, on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The Pentagon has identified the three U.S. Army special operations ...and more »

Three US Green Berets Killed in Niger - Newsmax

NewsmaxThree US Green Berets Killed in NigerNewsmaxThree U.S. Green Berets and four Nigerien soldiers were killed in a clash on the Niger-Mali border, where Islamic State fighters have established a presence, officials said Thursday. A joint U.S.-Niger patrol fell into an ambush on Wednesday in the ...and more »

Special Forces soldiers killed in Niger were based at Fort Bragg - myfox8.com

myfox8.comSpecial Forces soldiers killed in Niger were based at Fort Braggmyfox8.comRALEIGH, N.C. — The three Special Forces soldiers killed in an ambush attack in Niger on Wednesday were stationed at Fort Bragg, the Department of Defense said Friday. They were identified as Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Washington ...and more »

What You Need To Know About Why US Special Operations Forces Are In Niger - The Drive

The DriveWhat You Need To Know About Why US Special Operations Forces Are In NigerThe DriveSo far, the Pentagon has offered few official details about an ambush that killed American and Nigerien troops. By Joseph TrevithickOctober 6, 2017. The War Zone · 3rd Special Forces Group · 409th Air Expeditionary Group · advise and assist · Al Qaeda ...and more »

Green Beret Deaths Put Focus on US Role in Niger - Newser

NewserGreen Beret Deaths Put Focus on US Role in NigerNewserFile photo of a US Army special forces member in Obo, Central African Republic. US forces are currently operating in Niger. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). (Newser) – The deaths of three Green Berets in Niger on Wednesday—along with those of several ...and more »

US, Niger Soldiers Killed In Ambush In Niger - CCT News

CCT NewsUS, Niger Soldiers Killed In Ambush In NigerCCT NewsFive Nigerien soldiers and three US Army Special Forces were killed recently and others injured in an ambush on a dual patrol in southwest Niger next to border Mali. The troops were attacked under hostile fire when they were on a scheduled patrol in a ...and more »

French, Nigerien forces conduct ops after killings - defenceWeb

defenceWebFrench, Nigerien forces conduct ops after killingsdefenceWebNiger operations after killing raid French and Nigerien troops conducted operations near Niger's border with Mali a day after an attack killed three US Army Special Forces soldiers, security sources said. The attack, which also wounded two US soldiers ...and more »