The strike took place April 10 and killed one terrorist, according to a release from AFRICOM.
Yusuf Jiis was one of three extremists killed in Thursday’s airstrike near Bush Madina in the Bay region.
Bashir Mohamed Mahamoud, a senior leader of al-Shabaab, was killed in an airstrike conducted by U.S. Africa Command.
The militant group al-Shabaab killed a soldier and two defense contractors in the attack.
A week after an attack by al-Shabaab on a Kenyan airfield, the DoD has conducted an airstrike on militants in Somalia.
Dustin Harrison was one of three people killed when their base was overrun by insurgents.
Between 50 and 100 U.S. troops with the East Africa Response Force (EARF) were deployed to Manda Bay.
Spc. Henry Mayfield Jr., 23, was among the three Americans killed in the early morning attack.
Two other U.S. military members were wounded.
The U.S. military in a statement confirms the strike and says the al-Shabab member had direct ties to al-Qaida.