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U.S. strike against al-Shabaab

1:49 PM7/31/2017
On July 30, 2017, at approximately 3 p.m. Somalia local time working from actionable intelligence, the Department of Defense conducted a successful kinetic strike operation against an al-Shabaab Mogadishu Attack Network militant in Somalia, killing one fighter and with no civilian casualties.
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U.S. strikes al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

5:44 PM7/5/2017
On July 4, 2017 the Department of Defense conducted a successful collective self-defense strike operation against an al-Shabaab troop concentration.
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U.S. strike against al-Shabaab logistics node

6:17 PM6/11/2017
On June 11, 2017, U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike in southern Somalia.
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Statement by AFRICOM Commander Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser on meeting with Prime Minister al-Sarraj in Tripoli, Libya

12:38 PM5/23/2017
Statement by Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, Commander, U.S. Africa Command
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U.S. service member killed in Somalia

2:03 PM5/5/2017
U.S. service member was killed, May 4, during an operation against al-Shabaab approximately 40 miles west of Mogadishu.
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U.S. did not conduct Somalia airstrikes

2:31 PM4/17/2017
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. forces transition counter-LRA mission to broader security and stability activities

5:47 PM3/29/2017
U.S. forces transition counter-LRA mission to broader security and stability activities
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U.S. conducts air strikes on Daesh camps in Libya

5:53 PM1/19/2017
In conjunction with the Libyan Government of National Accord, the U.S. military conducted precision airstrikes Jan. 18, 2017, night destroying two Daesh camps 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte.
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Plans set for Flintlock 2017 exercise

3:46 PM1/17/2017
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. self-defense strike in Somalia

10:18 AM1/10/2017
On Jan. 7, 2017, in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, Somali partner forces, African Union Mission in Somalia forces and U.S. advisors conducted a self-defense strike against al-Shabaab in Gaduud, Somalia.
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AFRICOM concludes Operation Odyssey Lightning

12:23 PM12/20/2016
U.S. Africa Command concluded Operation Odyssey Lightning Dec. 19, 2016, following an announcement from the Libyan government of the end of offensive military operations in Sirte.
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Dec. 5

10:52 AM12/6/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Dec. 2 to 4

12:06 PM12/5/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Dec. 1

2:55 PM12/2/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Nov. 29

10:24 AM12/1/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Nov. 30

10:22 AM12/1/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Nov. 28

11:11 AM11/29/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Nov. 25 to 27

10:26 AM11/28/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Nov. 22

3:24 PM11/23/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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U.S. airstrikes in support of GNA: Nov. 21

1:29 PM11/22/2016
U.S. Africa Command press release
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