U.S. Military Expands Training In Germany Of Ukrainian Troops

U.S. one of more than 30 countries to send weapons and military equipment to Ukraine
SAVANNAH, GA - MARCH 02: Members of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment deploy to Germany to reassure NATO allies, deter Russian aggression and to be prepared to support a range of other requirements in the region on March 2, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. Roughly 7,000 soldiers will be deploying to Germany from the United States with 3,800 from the 3rd Infantry Division.  (Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • On Sunday, the U.S. military started to expand combat training of Ukrainian troops in Germany.
  • In the coming weeks, around 500 soldiers will participate in the “combined arms” program before heading back to Ukraine.
  • General Mark Milley, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that the large-scale training, as well as new weaponry, will be critical in Ukraine’s effort to regain territory seized by Russia.

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