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DOD squirms: 500 more U.S. service members to be deployed to Europe

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This time the Biden Warmonger and DOD Company have Wagged a more fed up Bear.

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Obama/Biden took out Ghadaffi, attempted to take out Assad until Putin interfered. Bush took out Saddam. The consequences of those violations of International Law based on lies, with actions not taken as last resort, and certainly not in the best interest of the United States, backfired. Iran, ISIS, Taliban were emboldened. Afghanistan fell, Libya descended into chaos, and Syria became one of the most devastating humanitarian disaster since World War II.

DOD, while regurgitating Propaganda of “unprovoked” war, knowing the lies are a cover-up, is attempting to reflect strength. The Administration stepped Below the Belt when Blinken invoked the one year old death of Putin’s brother During the Siege of Leningrad. The Sen. Lindsey Graham calling for the assassination of a world leader should immediately resign.

The administration takes zero responsibility for an avoidable war that was provoked by NATO while more allies and Americans realize the quagmire with its potential devastation to Europe and Americans.

Biden reinforces his statement that U.S. troops are to be deployed in defensive positions as 500 more are called up.

Defense Secretary Calls Up More Troops to Europe 

MARCH 7, 2022 | BY TERRI MOON CRONK, DOD NEWS

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III ordered 500 more U.S. service members to be deployed to locations in Europe to augment U.S. forces that are already there, Pentagon spokesman John F. Kirby said today. 

The order was issued over the weekend, and the added personnel are being positioned to respond to the security environment “caused by Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and, certainly, to help reinforce and bolster deterrence and defense capabilities of the NATO alliance,” Kirby said. This movement is temporary, he added.  

“[We’re] going to adjust our posture continuously as the conditions require. And as [President Joe Biden] has noted before, we are not and will not send forces into Ukraine,” he said. The additional personnel will go to NATO’s eastern flank, and the United States will send some KC-135 refueling aircraft out of Fairfield Air Force Base in Spokane, [ Washington], with about 150 personnel, he said.  

The troops will deploy to Souda Bay, Greece, to give added fueling support to the commander of the U.S. European Command, Kirby said, adding the 500 deployed service members will include a 40-person air and support operations center out of Fort Stewart, Georgia. 

Right now, they’re planning to deploy to Poland into Romania to help provide additional command and control for the U.S. European Command flight operations, Kirby said. About 300 personnel will comprise a modular ammunition ordnance company out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and a support maintenance company out of Fort Stewart, he said. They’ll go to Germany to provide additional logistic support to the first Armored Brigade Combat Team 3rd Infantry Division already deployed there.  

“These are purely defensive forces,” Kirby said, calling the troops “enablers.” “[We] said before when we deployed, the additional 7,000 [service members] that there would be associated enablers within this as part of that support. All these posture adjustments are being done … in full constant consultation with the NATO allies in question.” 

Additionally, Kirby noted, “[We’re] going to continue to look for ways to bolster NATO, to look for innovative ways, creative ways to make sure that [Russian President Vladimir Putin] understands how seriously we take [NATO] Article V and how seriously we take our collective security requirements inside that alliance, how seriously we consider the importance of alliances and partnerships. We’ve invested a lot of time in the last year in revitalizing alliances and partnerships in Europe and around the world.” That effort is now bearing fruit, he added.  Spotlight: NATO

The United States continues to see Russian air forces participate in the Ukraine invasion, Kirby said. “The [Russians] continue to launch weapons, [and] they continue to conduct attacks in support of Russian objectives inside Ukraine,” he noted. 

“[We] aren’t seeing the level of integration between air and ground operations that you would expect to see,” he said of Russian forces. “[Not] everything they’re doing on the ground is being fully supported by what they’re doing in the air. There does seem to be some disconnects there. So, it’s not clear to us how significant their air operations are being in helping alleviate the lack of progress that they’re having on the ground because they don’t seem to be fully coordinated between air and ground elements,” the spokesman said.

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