U.S. Army Spc. Preston Seach, assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF), Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, participates in an emergency deployment response exercise, East Africa, May 17, 2019. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Chris Hibben)
A U.S. military rapid response team has been deployed to a military base in Manda Bay, Kenya after an attack there by the Somalia-based terrorist group Al-Shabaab killed a U.S. service member and two Pentagon contractors on Sunday morning, according to a statement from U.S. Africa Command.