"Everybody always assumes that when we talk reviews, it means reduction. Not necessarily," Esper said.
The deployment is part of France's Operation Chammal, which is meant to help contain ISIS
"Go back to your country. You and your terrorist clown president brought nothing but terrorism," one message said.
Soldiers with the 173rd Airborne Brigade are reportedly deploying to the Middle East as part of an ongoing buildup in preparation for increased Iranian aggression in the region.