One soldier stood alone in a clearing, waving the U.S. flag for rescue in the Niger ambush.
Army Special Forces (Green Berets)
The results of the lengthy Niger ambush investigation are to be unveiled Thursday.
The remains of a Green Beret who was missing in action since 1971 have been recovered and a service will be held Friday.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis discussed Niger following new reports about the investigation into a deadly October ambush.
A classified Pentagon report attributes the deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger to a list of military shortcomings.
The military has begun briefing the families of the four troops killed in the Oct. 4 Niger ambush on the official version.
Joseph Hunter, Adam Samia and Carl David Stillwell have denied they planned the 2012 execution-style hit.
The Arctic Edge exercise involved 1,500 troops and was an early test of the command's new special operations component.
Medals will be presented to soldiers of the 19th Special Forces Group at Utah National Guard headquarters in Draper.
U.S. forces and partner troops killed 11 ISIS militants in Niger during a firefight that occurred after a deadly ambush.