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Pentagon identifies three Green Berets killed in Niger

Air Force honor guard fires a volley during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery on Aug. 23, 2010. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP

The Pentagon identified the three U.S. Army Green Berets that were killed in Niger this week during to "hostile fire while on a reconnaissance patrol."

  • Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35, from Puyallup, Washington.
  • Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, from Lyons, Georgia.
  • Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson, 39, from Springboro, Ohio.
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