US sends another 500 troops to Europe
U.S. to Send 500 More Troops, Refueling Tankers to Europe
The U.S. is deploying another 500 troops to Europe in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a senior defense official said Monday, pushing the total number of American forces in the region to 100,000. As part of the deployment, the U.S. is sending KC-130 refueling tanker aircraft to Greece,
US to deploy another 500 troops and aircraft to Europe
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin approved the deployment of an additional 500 U.S. troops and equipment to Europe as nearly all the combat power that Russia massed to invade Ukraine are now in the country, chief Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Monday.
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