03 Jul '18, 1am

Pulling US Troops From Germany Would Be a Big Win for Russia

Pulling US Troops From Germany Would Be a Big Win for Russia

STUTTGART, Germany — A large military drawdown in Germany would be a “colossal mistake,” says the former top Army commander in Europe about a possible scaling back of the U.S. presence on the Continent, at a time when Russia has become more assertive. “We need what Germany gives us in terms of basing and access and the chance to train and prepare from excellent fixed installations and facilities,” said retired Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, who commanded U.S. Army Europe until late last year. There are now about 32,000 permanently stationed American troops in Germany, which hosted the majority of the 300,000 troops stationed in Europe during the Cold War. The Washington Post reported on Friday that the Pentagon is analyzing the cost and effects of returning some or all troops in Germany to the U.S. and possibly sending some to Poland instead. The review began after President Donald ...

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Pentagon reportedly assessing cost of withdrawing troops from Germany

Pentagon reportedly assessing cost of withdrawi...

militarytimes.com 02 Jul '18, 3pm

“The Pentagon regularly reviews force posture and performs cost-benefit analyses,” Pahon said in a statement to the Post. ...

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stripes.com 04 Jul '18, 11am

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sprudge.com 05 Jul '18, 1pm

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Special Forces Troops Could Get Extra Tax Break

Special Forces Troops Could Get Extra Tax Break

military.com 03 Jul '18, 5pm

This article written by Amanda Dolasinski originally appeared on the Military Officers of America Association (MOAA) websi...

#Russia to begin large-scale #rearmament of gro...

armyrecognition.com 04 Jul '18, 2pm

The air defense of the Russian ground forces is moving to a uniform standard. The armed forces will begin large-scale repl...

China & Russia In The Arctic: Axis Of Ambivalence

China & Russia In The Arctic: Axis Of Ambivalence

breakingdefense.com 06 Jul '18, 8am

The Chinese may be overly optimistic, argued Russian expert Alexander Sergunin of Saint Petersburg State University. It’s ...

.@POTUS hails 'American heroes' who helped US win independence

[email protected] hails 'American heroes' who helped US w...

stripes.com 04 Jul '18, 5pm

STERLING, Va. — President Donald Trump wished America a happy Fourth of July holiday Wednesday and reserved special praise...

Gaming PC That Mines While Idling Hits Market in Russia

Gaming PC That Mines While Idling Hits Market i...

news.bitcoin.com 02 Jul '18, 5pm

Hardware 2 hours ago | By Lubomir Tassev - | 2026 Gaming PC That Mines While Idling Hits Market in Russia A hybrid compute...

#Russia continues to supply its troops with new #BTR-82A #APC

#Russia continues to supply its troops with new...

armyrecognition.com 29 Jun '18, 9am

Under the 2018 state defense order the troops continue being equipped with the newest military hardware. Officers of the d...

European Leaders 'Scared to Death' Trump Will Pull US Troops

European Leaders 'Scared to Death' Trump Will P...

military.com 07 Jul '18, 12pm

European leaders are reportedly nervous that President Donald Trump will make good on his campaign promise to withdraw U.S...