Pentagon plan to rotate nearly 12K forces out of Germany could cost at least 'single digit' billions

By Justin Doubleday / July 29, 2020 at 11:30 AM
The Pentagon will start repositioning 11,900 military personnel from Germany in the coming weeks, as part of a strategic shift expected to cost at least "single digit" billions of dollars over the next several years, according to Defense Secretary Mark Esper. During a press briefing at the Pentagon this morning, Esper said nearly 5,600 forces will be repositioned to other NATO countries, while approximately 6,400 will return to the United Sates, "though many of these or similar units will begin...

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