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US suspends military support to Guinea after Special Forces-trained troops launch coup on their day off
It was supposed to be a 'down day.'
The Air Force has deployed its drone-killing microwave weapon to Africa
Behold the power of THOR!
Trump is pulling most US troops out of Somalia
The U.S. military will still be able to carry out counterterrorism strikes within Somalia.
French military kills senior Al Qaeda leader in Mali
French forces have killed Bah ag Moussa, a military leader of al Qaeda's North Africa wing, during an operation in northeastern Mali, Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly said on Friday
Half a century ago, this soldier escaped armed captors in Africa. He’s still fighting for the recognition many say he’s due
In 1965, Ron Dolecki was on a map-making mission for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Ethiopia when he and two crew members were ambushed by Eritrean rebels, taken captive, and marched 150 miles through the desert to Sudan
Marine commandant fires two-star general amid investigation into alleged use of a racial slur
Marine Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Neary is under investigation for allegedly saying the N-word.
Army withdraws promotion for colonel who was senior commander during 2017 Niger ambush
Col. Bradley Moses was head of 3rd Special Forces Group during the deadly ambush.
US and partner forces kick off annual exercise to better counter violent extremism in Africa
Forces from over 30 countries plan to participate.
Esper won’t rule out a troop drawdown in Africa as France urges the US to stay
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday that U.S. strategic goals could include drawing down troops in Africa despite French pleas that American support is "critical" to countering the growing strength of terror groups in the region with links to the Islamic State and al Qaeda
SecDef Esper says he’s trying to ‘right-size’ military forces to counter China
"Everybody always assumes that when we talk reviews, it means reduction. Not necessarily," Esper said.
Here’s how the deadly jihadist raid against US forces in Kenya went down
The Defense Department has remained relatively tight-lipped regarding the brazen Jan. 5 raid on a military base at Manda Bay, Kenya, but a new report from the New York Times provides a riveting tick-tock filled with new details about how the hours-long gunfight played out
This photo sure makes it look like the US Army is part of the Rebel Alliance
In a Galaxy — err, I mean, on a military base far, far away...
‘Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated’ — Army general says he’s still alive after terror attack in Kenya
"This is yet another example of the lies, propaganda and fake news coming from al-Shabaab and other malign actors such as Iran and its proxies"
Militant group attacks military base used by US and Kenyan forces
Less than 150 U.S. personnel were at the base at the time of the attack.
The Pentagon is reportedly thinking about closing a $110 million drone base in Niger it just opened
As part of a worldwide shift toward potential confrontation with Russia and China, the Pentagon is weighing a drawdown in Africa — including "abandoning" a $110 million base in Niger that only began operating in November
2 years after the Niger ambush, the US reportedly plans on ramping up counterterrorism efforts in the region
The United States plans on ramping up counterterrorism efforts in the Sahel region of Africa in response to an alarming rise in violent extremism there, Foreign Policy reports
US forces in Djibouti have accused nearby Chinese troops of harassing pilots and even trying to sneak into their base
Since the U.S. and Chinese militaries became neighbors in the small African country of Djibouti, they haven't been getting along very well
African paratroopers can’t jump good
There's a video going around purportedly of soldiers in an unnamed African country jumping out the back of an aircraft, and unfortunately they can't jump good.
China Swallowed Islands In The South China Sea. Now It Wants To Eat Djibouti Like Groceries
The Chinese military has a clear message for the U.S. Navy: Your FONOPs will not be fun ops, from the South China Sea to the Horn of Africa — and you have nobody to blame but yourself
21 US Military Operation Names In Africa, Ranked
Vice News has obtained a list of at least 21 named U.S. military operations that have taken place or are...
Surprise! The Global War On Terror Is Secretly Expanding In Africa — Again
ISIS may be degraded beyond recognition in Iraq and Syria, but the Department of Defense is ramping up its fight against...
The Pentagon Wants To Pull Special Operations Forces Out Of Africa. That’s A Huge Mistake
The Department of Defense reportedly plans on reducing and assigning special operations forces (SOF) in Africa by the hundreds and...
Exclusive: 2 Marines Received Valor Awards For Secret Gunfight Against Al Qaeda In North Africa
Two members of Marine Special Operations Command received valor awards for their heroism during a gun battle last year with...