08 iunie 2018

For special operations, a marker of success: Large Baltic exercise was barely noticed


STUTTGART, Germany — American commandos in Europe concluded one of their largest combat drills since the end of the Cold War on Friday, quietly bringing firepower to the Baltics as an example of the expanding U.S. special operations mission on the Continent. Special Operations Command Europe is anticipating more assets as part of efforts to counter a newly aggressive Russia, Special Operations Command Europe chief Gen. Mark Schwartz said in an interview at his Stuttgart office Thursday. “I [...]