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US rapid-deployment troops arrive in Berlin for maneuvers

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Hundreds of U.S. soldiers have begun arriving in Germany in the first test of a rapid deployment strategy meant to bolster NATO’s presence in eastern Europe in the event of Russian aggression or other emergencies. U.S. Army Europe says 350 soldiers from the 1st Armored Division arrived in Berlin Tuesday as part of a group of 1,500 arriving this week. They’re heading to Poland, where they will link up with tanks…