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U.S. halts most combat missions in Africa in response to findings on deadly Niger ambush

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“Realizing that the team was significantly outnumbered by a well-trained force,” the U.S. commander ordered a withdrawal, the report says. But Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright and Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson along with several Nigerien soldiers were pinned down, unable to withdraw with the rest of the team, the report said.


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