Niamey, Niger — Shortly after releasing the names of the deceased Green Berets and soldiers from the ambush that occurred in the Tongo Tongo region of southwestern Niger. The Department of Defense (DOD) has just confirmed the death of a U.S. service member who was missing in action after the hellish firefight the Green Beret team assigned to the U.S. Army’s 3rd Special Forces Group.
The name of the service member, who was found earlier this morning in northwestern Niger by Nigerien forces, has not been released pending notification of next of kin. However, SOFREP has learned more details as to what happened to the Green Beret team and its Nigerien counterparts during the ambush.
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