How could it be possible that the Green Berets in the ...

Answer (1 of 3): The public still doesn't (and may never) have adequate information to make such determinations, but based upon what's been published and the way the military operates, I'd say "going rogue" is an overly harsh description. The Politico writer does not even say that in the article....

Niger Ambush - Two years later - Spec Ops Magazine

Instead of that, 11 Green Berets and 30 Nigerien special forces operators were headed to the village with vehicles. In an ambush and a firefight which followed, 4 Green Berets were killed and 5 Nigerien soldiers. Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, Sgt. La David Johnson and Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black paid the ultimate price.

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.

ABC News documentary challenges Pentagon's claims of rogue ...

ABC News has been working with the families of the four Green Berets who died during a 2017 ISIS ambush in Niger to present their side of the story. The Pentagon's official narrative stated the team of Green Berets were acting without permission and didn't properly assess the risk of taking on an ISIS commander. Operational Detachment Alpha ...

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 …

Four Members of 3rd Special Forces Group Killed in Niger ...

Deadly Ambush of Green Berets in Niger Belies a 'Low-Risk' Mission, The New York Times, October 5, 2017. 4th US Service Member Killed in Niger Ambush, ABC News, October 6, 2017.

They were painted as rogue Green Berets. This is the truth ...

16 In the early afternoon of Oct. 4, 2017, a team of U.S. and Nigerian partner forces were pinned down by an overwhelming enemy force in Tongo Tongo, Niger …

"What Were Green Berets Doing in Niger?" - Their Job

History. "What Were Green Berets Doing in Niger?". – Their Job. by Steve Balestrieri Oct 9, 2017. This hasn't been the best of weeks for the United States. We had the largest mass shooting ...

Three US Green Berets killed in Niger - Yahoo! Sports

Three US 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. Niger's ...

The Failure that Left Four Green Berets Dead in Niger

This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. The death of four US servicemen in a militant ambush in Niger on October 4 has exposed the unsatisfactory intelligence-sharing ...

The Failure that Left Four Green Berets Dead in Niger

The Failure that Left Four Green Berets Dead in Niger. This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. The death of four US servicemen in a militant ambush in Niger …

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

A U.S. Army Special Forces weapons sergeant observes a Niger Army soldier during marksmanship training as part of Exercise Flintlock 2017 in Diffa, Niger, Feb. 28, 2017.

Investigative journalist seeks to uncover the truth behind ...

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They were painted as rogue Green Berets. This is the truth ...

16 In the early afternoon of Oct. 4, 2017, a team of U.S. and Nigerien partner forces were pinned down by an overwhelming enemy force in Tongo Tongo, Niger …

The Failure that Left Four Green Berets Dead in Niger

The Failure that Left Four Green Berets Dead in Niger. This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. The death of four US servicemen in a militant ambush in Niger on October 4 has ...

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

ISIS video 'shows desperate last stand of US soldiers' killed in Niger ambush by jihadi militants The disturbing footage appears to show the final moments of a group of Green Beret soldiers ...

Three Green Berets Killed in Niger | Council on Foreign ...

October 5, 2017 10:37 am (EST) Correction: After this blog was originally posted, it was confirmed that four, not three, Green Berets were killed in western Niger…

Pentagon's claims of rogue Green Berets challenged in ABC ...

ABC News probes the mystery behind the 2017 deaths of four Green Berets in Tongo Tongo, Niger, in the documentary "3212 UN-REDACTED," coming Nov. 11 to Hulu.

MSM's Trying To Turn Ambush Of Green Berets In Niger Into ...

In Niger, the ambushed Americans were Green Berets armed and on operational deployment. This is a different situation entirely, one for which there must certainly be some specific answers after the combat deaths – but for which the operationally-right questions, about support, resources, and rapid response, had been answered in advance.

New camera footage from Niger ambush bolsters case for ...

Michelle Black, widow of a Green Beret killed in the 2017 Niger ambush, has interviewed many of the mission's survivors and questioned inconsistencies in the official report. By Michelle Black

How the family of the '3212' soldier who fell in Niger ...

2 Early in the four-year investigation I led with my ABC News colleagues, which unfolds in the new feature documentary "3212 UN-REDACTED" about the 2017 ISIS ambush of a Green Beret team in Tongo Tongo, Niger, the family of fallen Sgt. LaDavid T. Johnson recounted a startling phone call. LaDavid's widow Myeshia Johnson and his mother Cowanda Johnson said that the day after LaDavid …

Graphic ISIS Video Reportedly Shows The Deadly Ambush In ...

Months after the October ambush of four Green Beret soldiers in Niger, ISIS released a 9-minute long propaganda video showing the troops final moments alive.

An ambush in Niger | SOFREP

In nearby Nigeria, the U.S. government wanted to send Green Berets to help fight Boko Haram, but due to war crimes (the Nigerian Army had a thing …

Killing of 3 Green Berets in Niger puts a spotlight on U.S ...

The Green Berets were on a training operation with Nigerien forces when they were ambushed. Five Nigerien soldiers were killed and two U.S. commandos were injured. Advertisement

ABC News documentary challenges Pentagon's claims of …

ABC News probes the mystery behind the 2017 deaths of four Green Berets in Tongo Tongo, Niger, in the documentary "3212 UN-REDACTED," coming Nov. 11 to Hulu.

Green Berets in Niger Were Part of Mission Obama Authorized

Green Berets in Niger Were Part of Mission Obama Authorized. The Trump administration has not authorized any new missions in Niger since taking office in January, defense officials tell Breitbart News. When four soldiers assigned to U.S. Army 3rd Special Forces Group were killed during a reconnaissance patrol in Niger earlier this month ...

Two Soldiers Killed in 2017 Niger Ambush Named Honorary ...

Sgt. 1st Class Jeremiah Johnson, above, and Sgt. La David Johnson were named honorary Green Berets for his heroism during the October 2017 Niger ambush. (Courtesy of the Johnson family) 23 Jul 2021

Pentagon IDs Green Berets Killed in Niger : army

R.I.P. 3 Green Berets and a 4th currently unidentified soldier. Rest easy brothers. RIP Dragon Soldier. Went thru RTAC with one of these guys. Didn't know him personally but damn. There's almost always more to events in which service members die than what we release. Because Niger asked us too.

Two soldiers killed in 2017 Niger ambush named honorary ...

Two American soldiers who died in 2017 fighting off Islamic State-affiliated attackers in Niger alongside Special Forces troops have been named honorary Green Berets, Army …

DoD's Report on the Investigation into the 2017 Ambush in ...

On October 4, 2017, four U.S. Army Green Berets and four Nigerien soldiers were killed in action during an ambush of a joint U.S.-Nigerien mission outside the village of Tongo Tongo, Niger. On May 11, 2018, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released a detailed video-graphic depiction of the ambush and an eight-page summary of a much longer classified report on the events

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming ...

These four American Green Berets were killed last fall when their patrol was ambushed in Niger. The Defense Department launched an investigation into what happened.

U.S. Special Forces in Niger - Counterterrorist Mission ...

Edited: On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, three Green Berets were killed in an ambush of a joint U.S.-Nigerien patrol near the border with Mali. See Three Green Berets Killed in Niger, SOF News, October 4, 2017.

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. By Krishnadev Calamur Niger…

3 Green Berets killed in ambush in Niger | CNN Politics

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 …