Wormuth: U.S. will need to decide between permanent or rotational force after Russia-Ukraine conflict ends

By Evan Ochsner / May 31, 2022 at 4:20 PM
The Army will continue to have an "enhanced posture" in Europe even after the current Russia-Ukraine conflict ends, service Secretary Christine Wormuth said Tuesday, but added the Defense Department will need to decide whether that force will be permanent or rotational. The Army previously announced a replacement of its existing 48,000 troops in Europe, and that number will likely stay the same for at least the next several months, Wormuth said at an event hosted by the Atlantic Council. “I...

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