This is just another reason why I’m not impressed by those supposedly on my side of the political aisle, fawning all over KGB thug, Vladimir Putin.
U.S. Army Returns Tanks to Europe as NATO Eyes Assertive Russia
EYGELSHOVEN, Netherlands — The U.S. and its NATO allies are taking no chances amid a build-up of military force on Europe’s eastern frontier with Russia.
Three years after the last American tank left Europe, they are being brought back “as part of our commitment to deterrence,” Gen. Frederick “Ben” Hodges told NBC News.
Hodges, who is commander of the U.S. Army in Europe, welcomed a batch of tracked and wheeled support vehicles to a depot in the Netherlands on Thursday.
At the Dutch installation in Eygelshoven, a 500,000-square-feet storage space — including nine humidity-controlled warehouses — has been made available to house elements of the Army’s “strategically prepositioned critical war stock.” It includes Abrams tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles and Paladin self-propelled howitzers.