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US Military Will Send Tanks To East Europe for Drills

Defense News reports that “US Army troops equipped with tanks will head to Eastern Europe soon to reassure NATO allies anxious over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Pentagon officials said Thursday.”  

“About 600 troops from the 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division are due to deploy in October to Poland and the Baltic states for training exercises with alliance members, replacing paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, said spokeswoman Lt. Col. Vanessa Hillman.”  

“’It’s a three-month rotation,’ Hillman said. The drills are ‘focused on small unit and leader training.’”

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