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U.S. Tanks & Troops Head to Eastern Europe Amid Tensions Between U.S. and Russia

HeadlinesJan 09, 2017
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Trump’s briefing by intelligence officials came as hundreds of U.S. tanks and other military equipment arrived in Germany, en route to eastern Europe, where the U.S. is continuing its military buildup against Russia. The U.S. is in the process of sending 2,800 weapons, including tanks and armored vehicles, and 4,000 U.S. troops to Poland and eastern Europe over the coming days. This is Major General Timothy McGuire.

Maj. Gen. Timothy McGuire: "So this is where we’re starting. But this is the first of many deployments. It is a commitment by the United States to continue to deploy armored brigade combat teams with their equipment. And so, while we started here at Bremerhaven, we look to use other ports. So, once again, we can learn. We can see what it takes to rapidly assemble this force and move it to where it’s required on the continent."

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