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Al-Shabaab degraded by U.S., Federal Government of Somalia

3:41 PM11/20/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted two airstrikes in the vicinity of Debatscile, Somalia, targeting al-Shabaab militants Nov. 19, 2018.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

2:33 PM11/4/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted a collective self-defense airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Araara, Somalia, on Nov. 3, 2018.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

2:07 PM10/26/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Kunyo Barrow, Somalia, on Oct. 25, 2018.
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Africa Enlisted Development Strategy announced at Senior Enlisted Leader Conference

2:24 PM10/19/2018
The Africa Enlisted Development Strategy was announced at the 2018 Africa Senior Enlisted Conference, which took place Oct. 16-19, 2018, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Twenty-five African partner nations participated in the event, hosted by U.S. Africa Command.
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Update to Oct. 12, 2018, U.S. airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

6:33 PM10/16/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Harardere, Somalia, on Oct. 12, 2018, as previously released.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

4:25 PM10/15/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted a collective self-defense airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Araara, Somalia, on Oct. 14, 2018.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

5:15 PM10/13/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Haradere, Somalia, on Oct. 12, 2018.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

3:25 PM10/9/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting an al-Shabaab militant in the vicinity of Kunyo Barrow, Somalia, on Oct. 6, 2018.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

10:34 AM10/2/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike after al-Shabaab militants attacked Somalian Government forces approximately 40 kilometers northeast of Kismayo, Somalia, on Oct. 1, 2018.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

3:31 PM9/22/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in self-defense, targeting al-Shabaab militants 50 kilometers northwest of Kismayo, Lower Juba Province, Somalia, on Sept. 21, 2018.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

3:30 PM9/12/2018
U.S. forces conducted an airstrike during a Somali partner forces-led operation against al­ Shabaab, an al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group, Sept. 11, 2018, in the central Somali village of Mubaraak, approximately 37 miles west of Mogadishu.
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U.S. conducts precision strike in Libya

5:15 PM8/28/2018
In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on Aug. 28, killing one ISIS-Libya terrorist.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

12:00 AM8/27/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants approximately 40 kilometers southwest of Mogadishu, Somalia, on Aug. 27, killing three terrorists.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

11:12 AM8/22/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants approximately 46 kilometers northeast of Kismayo, Somalia, on Aug. 21, killing two terrorists.
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U.S. conducts airstrike in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

1:02 PM8/3/2018
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants approximately 74 miles northwest of Mogadishu, Somalia, on Aug. 2, killing four terrorists.
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Africa Endeavor 2018 Senior Leader and Communications Symposium Commences

10:52 AM7/30/2018
Cabo Verde’s Armed Forces, in partnership with U.S. Africa Command, are hosting representatives from the Economic Community of Central African States, other international and African regional organizations, and more than 30 nations from across Africa, Europe, and the United States for the 13th annual Africa Endeavor 2018 Senior Leader and Communications Symposium in Santa Maria, Sal, Cabo Verde, Jul. 30 to Aug. 3.
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U.S. Statement on Alleged Civilian Casualties

11:35 AM6/20/2018
In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four (4) ISIS-Libya militants, as previously released.
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U.S. conducts precision strike in Libya

4:35 PM6/14/2018
In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike against al-Qa' ida in the Islamic Maghreb approximately 50 miles southeast of Bani Walid, Libya, killing one terrorist June 13, 2018.
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Update: U.S. Statement on Situation in Somalia

2:17 PM6/9/2018
During an operation on June 8, 2018, in Jubaland, Somalia, one U.S. Special Operations member was killed and four U.S. service members and one partner force member were wounded as the result of an enemy attack.
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U.S. Statement on Situation in Somalia

11:33 PM6/8/2018
During an operation June 8, 2018, in Jubaland, Somalia, one U.S. Special Operations member was killed and four U.S. service members and one partner force was wounded as the result of an enemy attack. Names are being withheld pending next of kin notification. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the service members.
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