Pentagon puts 8,500 troops on 'higher-alert' over Russia-Ukraine tensions

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The U.S. Department of Defense already has significant combat forces forward-positioned in Europe. Most of those troops would be destined for the the NATO Response Force, which has as many as 40,000 multinational troops.Intelligence, aviation, medical and transportation and additional capabilities can be moved if necessary, Kirby said.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. puts 8,500 troops on alert to deploy amid Ukraine tensions

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON - The U.S. military on Monday put about 8,500 troops on alert to be ready to deploy to Europe if needed, potentially on very short notice, in the latest effort to reassure jittery NATO allies in the face of a Russian military buildup near Ukraine. Although the decision did not bolster U.S. support to Ukraine, which is not part of the NATO alliance, it

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The Guardian

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CTV News

U.S. orders 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid Russia worry

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The Independent

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The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered about 8,500 U.S. troops on heightened alert, preparing for possible deployment to Europe, if needed, to reassure NATO allies in the face of Russian aggression on the border of Ukraine

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USA Today

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