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U.S. to move 11,900 troops out of Germany

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 29, 2020
The United States will slash its military presence in Germany by 11,900 troops, relocating some to Italy and Belgium in a major shift of Washington’s NATO assets, Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced.
Mark Esper
Defense Secretary   Mark Esper
A key aim of the rotation is to reinforce NATO’s southeastern flank near the Black Sea, he said.

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Another, which involves moving US command structures to Belgium, is to improve coordination with the NATO command.


 

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