Sunday, January 29, 2017

Special Operations 1 KIA and 3 Wounded in Yemen

U.S. service member killed in Yemen raid marks first combat death of Trump administration
The Washington Post
By Missy Ryan, Sudarsan Raghavan and Thomas Gibbons-Neff
January 29

A U.S. Special Operations service member died of injuries suffered during a weekend raid against al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, the military said Sunday.

Three other American troops, members of a Navy SEAL unit, were wounded in the operation on Saturday against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The militant organization has remained a potent threat amid an extended civil war in Yemen.
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