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Marines held up in Vienna en route to Ukraine

Marines held up in Vienna en route to Ukraine

Related Official: NATO exercise in Georgia shows alliance commitment NATO troops on Wednesday concluded two weeks of military exercises in Georgia, where more than 200 U.S. Marines took part in a series of drills intended to help allies prepare for crisis-response missions. GALLERY Marines train in Georgia with Russia on their minds At this year’s Agile Spirit exercise, NATO’s new push toward rapid-response missions and countering a well-armed conventional force is front and center. Russia may not be named as an adversary in the training scenarios enacted here, but Moscow’s moves in the region are on everyone’s mind. Dunford: Russia is ‘greatest threat’ to US security The nominee for the next chairman of the joint chiefs told a Senate committee Thursday that Russia is a bigger threat to the United States than the Islamic State. Gallery Bulgarian training area expecting mor...

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