US troops to fly to Europe this week
At a Warsaw summit in July, NATO states decided to deploy four rotating multinational battalions of about 1,000 soldiers each to the military alliance’s eastern borders.
In addition, the United States announced that an armoured brigade, currently stationed in Fort Carson, Colorado, would be deployed.
Around 4,400 American soldiers from the 3rd armoured brigade will be stationed in Central and Eastern Europe on a rotating basis as part of operation Atlantic Resolve, according to Poland’s IAR news agency.
The agency added that equipment belonging to the brigade, including Abrams tanks and Bradley armoured vehicles, would reach the German port of Bremerhaven on Friday… [read more]