The Department of Defense is reportedly analyzing whether or not it is feasible to conduct a large-scale withdrawal or transfer of U.S. troops in Germany, according to a Washington Post report published on Friday.
A NATO ally dismissed as fake news claims that a U.S. Army Stryker armored vehicle accidentally ran down and killed a child during a road march through Lithuania in early June, Reuters reports, citing the rumor as an effort to undermine the Saber Strike 2018 joint military exercises currently underway in eastern Europe.
Units from U.S. Army Europe are joining some 18,000 personnel from 18 other countries for Exercise Saber Strike 18, the eighth iteration of the exercise, taking place across Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia in order to increase readiness and enhance interoperability between NATO allies and partner forces.
Soldiers and equipment from the Army's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, from the 1st Cavalry Division based at Fort Hood in Texas, are arriving in Europe this week for a nine-month rotation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
A batch of sexy-as-hell Stryker armored fighting vehicles bristling with AGM-114 Hellfire missiles are headed to Europe sooner than expected to bolster the short-range air defense (SHORAD) systems that the U.S Army has funneled into the region to counter Russia, Warrior Mavin reports.