25-year old Sgt. La David T. Johnson was, by all reports, a stellar soldier. He rose up the ranks quickly and was a joy to have in his battalion, the Bush Hogs, which was posted in sub-Saharan Africa.
Johnson was killed in action this month, and his name filtered into the national conversation when it emerged that Donald Trump had made controversial statements to his grieving widow and then lied about it. Now more questions are emerging about Johnson's death.
Johnson was killed during an ambush by Islamic insurgents early October in Niger, a sub-Saharan country bordering Nigeria and Algeria.
This is sad, now we find out that Sgt. La David Johnson, 25, who died, was left behind for 48 hours. That is never… https://t.co/XTiQOViBI5— Mr. Reynolds (@Mr. Reynolds)1508257634.0