Biden ramps up US military across Europe

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President Joe Biden is ramping up U.S. military deployments across Europe in the coming months, the White House announced Wednesday.

According to a White House fact sheet, Biden has ordered additional bases, soldiers or assets to be set up in Poland, Romania, the U.K. and the Baltics. Poland will receive a permanent headquarters for the U.S. 5th Army Corps; two additional F-35 squadrons are being sent to the U.K., and Romania and the Baltics will see increased rotational deployments.

The U.S. is also placing an air defense artillery brigade and short-range air defense battalion in Germany. Italy will also receive a short-range air defense battery. The two deployments total 625 and 65 personnel, respectively.


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