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Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to reporters about the Niger operation during a briefing at the Pentagon on Monday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Myeshia Johnson, widow of U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was among four special forces soldiers killed in Niger, sits with her daughter, Ah'Leeysa Johnson at a graveside service in Hollywood, Fla., on Oct. 21. Joe Skipper/Reuters hide caption

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Myeshia Johnson kisses the casket of her husband, Army Sgt. La David Johnson, during his burial service on Saturday in Hollywood, Florida. Sgt. Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger on October 4. GASTON DE CARDENAS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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