Nigeria Archives - We Are The Mighty

US Navy SEALs rescue American hostage in Nigeria

US special operations commandos rescued an American hostage during an early morning raid on Saturday, according to Jonathan Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs. “U.S. forces conducted a hostage rescue operation during the early hours of 31 October in Northern Nigeria to recover an American citizen held hostage by a group … Continued

Special Forces struck back at ISIS in Niger

US Special Forces troops reportedly took part in a previously undisclosed firefight in Niger, two months after a <a href="http://www.wearethemighty.com/news/this-is-why-the-pentagon-is-investigating-the-ambush-in-niger-that-killed-4-special-operato…