REPORT: US military suspends 2 special operations members in Africa

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JOHANNESBURG — The U.S. military says the head of Special Operations Command Africa has suspended a regional commander and an enlisted adviser over alleged misconduct and sent them back to the United States.

SOCA spokesman Maj. Casey Osborne tells The Associated Press the suspension of the Special Operations Command Forward-East Africa commander and the adviser happened Thursday. He gave no details.

The article goes on to state the following:

The U.S. has about 1,000 special operations personnel in Africa. Those in East Africa largely assist in countering the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group.

Spokeswoman Lt. Jacqui Maxwell with Naval Special Warfare Group 2 did not give details about the alleged misconduct, citing the ongoing investigation, according to the report.

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