Army logisticians fan out in Europe to prepare for the case of a war

By Sebastian Sprenger / January 25, 2016 at 8:00 AM
Officials of the Army's 16th Sustainment Brigade have been busy traveling across Eastern Europe to prepare for the hypothetical scenario of a war with Russia. Guided by the three jargon terms "theater opening, sustainment and distribution," the command is setting the stage for a major confrontation, as spelled out in various highly classified contingency plans, or CONPLANS, crafted by U.S. European Command. While such activities are the default modus operandi for any military's cadre of logistics specialists, they can appear...

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