August 16, 2022

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Somali Daneb Brigade commandos climb the fence to reach a Juba Air plane that landed on July 18, 2022 at Mogadishu International Airport, Mogadishu, Somalia.  Three soldiers from the 2nd Security Assistance Brigade from Fort Bragg helped first responders care for 16 injured passengers.

Fort Bragg soldiers help rescue injured passengers in Africa

SOMALIA – Medical training turned real for soldiers of Fort Bragg when a passenger plane in front of them crashed in Mogadishu, Somalia, according to an army press release.

Soldiers are deployed in Somalia under the supervision of the US Army’s Southern European Task Force in Africa to train, advise and assist African partner armies.

They are part of Maneuver Adviser Team 2231, which is working with the DNB Brigade of the Somali National Army in support of the DNB Brigade’s mission to conduct offensive operations against violent extremist organizations.

According to the press release, the soldiers were medically training a platoon of Somali Danab commandos when a Juba Air plane carrying around 30 passengers crashed at around 10:30 am on Monday at the nearby Mogadishu International Airport.