U.S. Army Europe chief seeks symbolic upgrade for 'Atlantic Resolve' mission

By Sebastian Sprenger / December 9, 2015 at 6:25 PM
While formally upping the priority of the U.S. military's mission to deter Russia in Eastern Europe would send an "important symbol," the chief of Army forces in Europe suggested that the step is not absolutely necessary. At issue is whether Operation Atlantic Resolve should be designated a named operation in accordance with Joint Staff sponsorship. Such a move would put the collection of exercises and trainings more in the category of a continuous, war-like operation, whereas the mission now is...

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