The Pentagon says it has recovered additional remains of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four U.S. soldiers killed in the African nation of Niger in October. Bodies of three of the soldiers were found the same day they were ambushed; Johnson's body was found two days later. Show More Summary
Apparently, there’s still a search on for the remains of Sergeant LaDavid Johnson. The Department of Defense made the following statement; On Nov. 12, 2017, a joint U.S Africa Command military investigation team discovered additional human remains at the site where Sgt. La David T. Johnson’s body was recovered following the Oct. 4 attack. Today, […]
Investigators found additional human remains in early November of U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush last month in Niger along with three other U.S. soldiers, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The ambush drew attention to the little-known U.S. Show More Summary
A Florida congresswoman is at odds again with the White House over the death of Sgt. La David Johnson.
The Pentagon has announced that on November 12th the Army recovered additional remains of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, a month after his body was found. Remember that Johnson’s widow was not permitted to view his body and she even publicly speculated about what was really in her husband’s coffin. Show More Summary
U.S Army Sgt. La David Johnson was found with his arms tied behind his back and a major wound in the back of his head, indicating he may have been captured and executed in Niger last month, The Washington Post reported, citing local villagers. This article originally appeared on HuffPost. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four American soldiers killed after an ambush in Niger last month, was found with his hands tied after having apparently been executed by militants, villagers say. Tongo Tongo resident Adamou Boubacar tells the Washington Post that children found Johnson's body two days after the...
There is speculation that one of the fallen U.S. soldiers in Niger, Sergeant La David Johnson, may have been killed after getting kidnapped by Islamic extremist fighters. Read more...
CBS News has learned that one of the four American soldiers killed in the ambush in Niger may have been captured by Islamic militants. The Pentagon has not said how Sgt. La David Johnson became separated from the others. Debora Patta reports from Niger.
Many questions about the circumstances surrounding the death of Sergeant La David Johnson remain unanswered, but in a surprising Sunday-afternoon bombshell, the New York Times reported that Navy criminal authorities are investigating...Show More Summary
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A viral story that spread through right-wing social media and online sites this week contained an outrageous and as it turned out, false claim: that 25-year-old Army Sergeant La David Johnson, one of the four United States soldiers killed...Show More Summary
Good one, but of course Trump was playing golf with Lindsey Graham when La David Johnson's flag-draped coffin arrived on the tarmac in Florida. Open thread below...
After receiving criticism from the widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson about his tone during a condolence call, Trump has gone to great lengths to praise himself and his demeanor. Of course, in response to Trump telling a press corps that everyone they’ve talked to has had nothing but “unbelievable good” ... More »
by Dan Savage Ben Carson says Sgt. La David T. Johnson's widow was just "looking for something to complain about" and seized on the president's condolence call. TPM: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson on WednesdayShow More Summary
The political battle over the death of Sgt. La David Johnson was abominable, but typical of our disregard for what members of the military and their families actually endure for our country.
Military records show the U.S. soldiers killed in Niger had little to no combat experience. Pentagon officials plan to brief the House and Senate Armed Services Committees Thursday. Lawmakers want to know how Sgt. La David Johnson was separated from the unit, and if he was alive when the wounded soldiers were evacuated. Margaret Brennan reports.
Trump held a pop-up press conference Wednesday to address recent reports he could not remember a fallen soldier's name. Trump explained that, contrary to the claims of La David Johnson's widow, he did in fact correctly say the soldier's...Show More Summary
President Trump on Wednesday dismissed the claim that he forgot fallen soldier Sgt. La David Johnson’s name while talking to his widow. Read more...
Myeshia Johnson, the pregnant widow of United States Army Sergeant La David Johnson, has been the target of attacks from the Donald Trump administration as well as from Trump supporters online since she received an insensitive call from Trump about the death of her husband in Niger on October 4. Show More Summary