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Statement by Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White on Additional Remains Found in Niger

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Release No: NR-398-17
Nov. 21, 2017
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Statement by Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White on Additional Remains Found in Niger
 
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, we can confirm that the Armed Forces Medical Examiner has positively identified these remains as those of Sgt. Johnson.  The department continues to conduct a detailed and thorough investigation into the deaths of Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, and Sgt. La David T. Johnson.  We extend our deepest condolences to all of the families of the fallen.