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US promoted Navy Seal months after allegedly choking Green ...

Jan 30, 2020· The Green Beret, army staff sgt Logan Melgar, was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group and near the end of his deployment when the Navy Seal allegedly killed …

3 Green Berets killed in ambush in Africa - YouTube

Oct 04, 2017· WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said three U.S. Army special operations commandos were killed Wednesday and two others were wounded when they came under fire in …

New Details Emerge About Attack That Killed US Soldiers in ...

Oct 21, 2017· The four U.S. service members, three of whom were Green Berets (special forces), along with four Nigerian soldiers were killed on October 4 in an ambush in Tongo-Tongo, a …

Navy SEAL convicted in death of Green Beret soldier ...

Jun 19, 2019· A Navy SEAL convicted in the death of a Green Beret soldier is under investigation by authorities for approaching his victim's widow under a pseudonym at a …

Ex-Green Beret Pummeled to Death in Apparent Fratricide

Jan 08, 2019· An American contractor fatally injured in Iraq, apparently by members of the U.S. military, is a former Green Beret who served in the Army for 20 years, his family said Monday.

Green Beret Ambush in Afghanistan - YouTube

Aug 19, 2019· Afghanistan, 20xx - situation on the ground is deteriorating and ISIS has a significant stronghold in a specific area. This is from my helmet Cam. Subscribe ...

U.S. soldiers killed in Niger were caught by surprise ...

Oct 18, 2017· Anatomy of an ambush 02:17. Four U.S. soldiers killed on patrol in Niger did not expect to make contact with the enemy and were caught by surprise when …

3 Green Berets killed in ambush in Niger - CNNPolitics

Oct 04, 2017· 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.

ISIS clip 'shows last stand of US soldiers' killed in ambush

Mar 05, 2018· The disturbing footage appears to show the final moments of a group of Green Beret soldiers who were killed in Niger on October 4. ... by al-Qaeda and other extremist groups in west Africa ...

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

Oct 04, 2017· United States Special Forces reportedly ambushed in Africa. Of the two Green Berets wounded, "both are expected to pull through," a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the attack told Fox News.

Newly released Niger ambush video: American survivors sent ...

May 17, 2018· Marine Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, speaks to reporters at the Pentagon on May 10, 2018 about the results of the investigation of …

Witness: Navy SEAL Said He 'Choked' Green Beret Who Died

Nov 13, 2017· WASHINGTON — One of the Navy SEALs being investigated in the death of a Green Beret in Africa told a witness that he "choked [him] out" in the pre-dawn hours of June 4 and that he and another ...

Two-star general, Green Berets punished for deadly Niger ...

Nov 05, 2018· The punished troops include Air Force Maj. Gen. Marcus Hicks, who was the commander of all special operations troops in Africa, and two members of the 11-man Army Green Beret …

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

Oct 05, 2017· Deadly Ambush of Green Berets in Niger Belies a 'Low-Risk' Mission. ... in northwest Africa. ... were also wounded and a Nigerien soldier was killed.

Navy SEAL pleads guilty in hazing death of Green Beret ...

May 16, 2019· A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty Thursday in the hazing death of a Green Beret soldier, detailing the late-night plot to break into 34-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar's room with a sledgehammer ...

America's Other Endless War: Battling al-Shabaab in ...

The death of Staff Sgt. Alex Conrad puts into sharp relief the cost of America's long fight against the militant group. It is just one of a series of under-the-radar conflicts, in Africa, South ...

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

The fourth Green Beret, who was missing after the strike and was later found dead, has not had his identity revealed to the public yet. "The body of another US service member has been recovered from the area of the attack bringing the number of US service members killed in this attack to four," Department of Defense spokesman Col. Rob Manning told reporters.

Niger: The Quiet War On Terror Americans Rarely Hear About ...

Oct 05, 2017· On Oct. 5, U.S. Africa Command announced that four Army soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group out of Fort Bragg, including two Green Berets, were killed …

New details on deadly ambush in Niger that left 4 soldiers ...

Oct 10, 2017· CNN has learned new details about Wednesday's ambush in the northwest African country of Niger, an attack that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded.

Navy SEAL pleads guilty in strangulation death of Green ...

May 16, 2019· Navy SEAL pleads guilty in strangulation death of Green Beret in Africa. ... that led to the strangling death of Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar in June 2017. ... Melgar died …

Is Niger Trump's Benghazi? Four U.S. Soldiers Died and It ...

Oct 18, 2017· The soldiers killed in Niger were part of a 12-man team of Green Berets, training Nigerian soldiers in a remote part of the country. These soldiers belonged to the Third Special Forces group based ...

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

May 03, 2018· 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 …

ISIS releases killed Army Special Forces soldier's helmet ...

Jan 25, 2018· Green Berets Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson and Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright were killed in the ambush, which shocked the nation and drew criticism as to how one of America's higher-tier units could be ambushed and left unsupported. Sgt.

Father of soldier killed in Niger asks the Army not to ...

Nov 15, 2018· The father of Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, an Army Green Beret killed in the October 2017 Niger ambush, has authored a letter asking the Army not to punish the Green Beret …

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 ...