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US Will Increase Military Presence In Europe ‘In the Face of Russia’s Aggression’

Army Spc. Ethan Mitchell, right, points out an objective to Army Spc. Raymon Najera during a live-fire exercise in Konotop, Poland, on Jan. 18. The U.S. military is increasing its presence in Europe, to counter increased aggression from Russia. (Army photo by Sgt. Paige Behringer)
Army Spc. Ethan Mitchell, right, points out an objective to Army Spc. Raymon Najera during a live-fire exercise in Konotop, Poland, on Jan. 18. The U.S. military is increasing its presence in Europe, to counter increased aggression from Russia. (Army photo by Sgt. Paige Behringer)

The United States plans to double its military training and exercises with partners in Europe, and may soon have an armored brigade positioned in the...


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