Tuesday, June 11, 2019

U.S. To Deploy 1,000 More Troops To Poland

US solders from Battle Group Poland conduct training during Saber Strike 2017, at Bemowo Piskie Training Area near Orzysz, Poland, June 7, 2017. US Army

Defense One: US to Send 1,000 More Troops to Poland

Last fall, Warsaw asked for a tank division. Looks like they're getting rotating logistics troops instead.

The United States will add 1,000 troops to the 4,000 already deployed in Poland, a defense official said Tuesday.

Speaking not for attribution a day ahead of an anticipated formal announcement, the official said the added troops would have logistical, not combat, duties.

The announcement is expected when Polish President Andrzej Duda meets with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday in Washington.

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WNU Editor: Russia will respond .... The US looks ready to put troops in Poland permanently, and Russia may have to respond (Stratfor).

More News On The U.S. Deploying 1,000 More Troops To Poland

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland -- AP
Trump to announce US troop increase in Poland -- The Hill
Trump Plans Poland Troop Announcement Amid Talk of ‘Fort Trump’ -- Bloomberg
Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s -- Washington Examiner
Poland's Duda Seeking Military Base, Jets, Gas In U.S. Visit -- RFE
US, Poland Ready Major Troop Announcement at White House; MoD Watches F-35s -- Breaking Defense

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