23 July 2021

Two Soldiers Killed in 2017 Niger Ambush Named Honorary Green Berets

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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 officials said.Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeremiah Johnson and Sgt. La David Johnson received the rare honor during a small, private ceremony for their families Tuesday at Fort Bragg , N.C., an Army Special Operations Command spokesperson said in a statement. Both Johnsons, who are not related, had been deployed to Niger on a [...]