U.S. Army Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, arrive at Berlin, Germany as part of an emergency deployment readiness exercise, March 19, 2019. (U.S. Army/Staff Sgt. Kris Bonet)
WIESBADEN, Germany — About 1,500 soldiers from Fort Bliss arrived in Europe on Tuesday to illustrate the Army's ability to rapidly alert, recall and deploy under emergency conditions.
FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks during the presentation of a new 2 Euro commemorative coin in Berlin, Germany, February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners have agreed a plan to strip some Germans who fight for the Islamic State militant group of their citizenship, an Interior Ministry spokeswoman said on Monday.
Modern militaries often claim that their command system is built around the principles of 'mission command', whereby a commander sets his subordinate a mission, explains his intent, and leaves the subordinate freedom to decide how to accomplish the task he has been set.
The Norwegian resistance fighter who led a detachment of commandos on a daring mission to derail Nazi Germany's efforts to engineer the first atomic bomb will finally rest easy in the halls of Valhalla.