31 Aug '17, 9pm

More troops heading to Afghanistan after Mattis signs deployment orders

Mattis’s comments came one day after the Defense Department acknowledged that 11,000 U.S. troops are currently deployed in Afghanistan, a troop count far higher than the 8,400 that defense officials previously acknowledged. Mattis explained that the Defense Department had to change its reporting process to more accurately count the troops.

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2017/08/3...

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