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US to send 500 extra troops to Germany ‘as early as fall', Pentagon chief says, as Berlin praises ‘strong signal of solidarity'

1 month ago   |   By RT

The American military presence in Germany will be increased by 500 soldiers, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has said, reversing the policy of former President Donald Trump.
Around 500 additional troops will be permanently stationed in the city of Wiesbaden “as early as this fall,” Austin said at news conference with his German counterpart Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in Berlin. Wiesbaden already houses a US Army base, and a military airfield is located nearby.
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In break from Trump policy, US to deploy more troops in Germany

In break from Trump policy, US to deploy more troops in Germany

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announces an additional 500 troops, calming German fears of drawdown planned by Trump.
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U.S. to Increase Military Presence in Germany

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III, on a visit to Germany, announced an addition of 500 personnel to strengthen deterrence and defenses in Europe.
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Defense Secretary Austin: US adding 500 troops in Germany

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

BERLIN - Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced on Tuesday that he is expanding the U.S. military presence in Germany by 500 troops, suggesting he will not carry out a Trump administration order to withdraw thousands of them.
“This planned increase in U.S. personnel underscores our commitment to Germany and the entire NATO alliance,” Austin said in a notable counterpoint to the Trump administration's repeated complaints that Germany is a weak partner on defense and security.
Austin made the announcement after talks with German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on his first tour...
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The US is sending 500 extra troops to Germany, Defense Secretary Austin says, as Russia amasses troops at Europe's border

The US is sending 500 extra troops to Germany, Defense Secretary Austin says, as Russia amasses troops at Europe's border

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced on Tuesday that the US will station 500 more troops in Germany.
He said that this would "strengthen deterrence and defense in Europe."
He made the announcement in Berlin, and said that they could arrive as soon as the fall, according to Axios .
It comes as Russia amasses troops at its border with Ukraine, prompting fears among NATO countries.
The strategy contrasts with that of former US President Donald Trump, who tried to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany before it was halted by President Joe Biden.
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