Esper: Rotational deployments to Europe satisfies current need

By Maximilian Kwiatkowski / November 9, 2018 at 6:00 AM
The Army's top civilian leader said Thursday the service's current rotation of forces across Europe is suitable for its training goals in the region and did not indicate a need for more permanent forces there, despite recent congressional interest in doing so. "Where we stand right now, it's working pretty good for the Army," Army Secretary Mark Esper told an audience at the American Enterprise Institute. Esper said the service gains a "great deal of training by pursuing the rotational...

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