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WW3 ALERT: The U.S. Plans To Increase Its Troop Presence in Europe in Response to an ‘Aggressive’ Russia

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MARCH 30:  U.S. soldiers of the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment of the US Army arrive to Czech army barracks on March 30, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. U.S. soldiers are travelling in the 'Dragoon Ride' convoy from Estonia to their home base in Vilseck, Bavaria, Germany. The soldiers have been taking part in an Atlantic Resolve exercises in the Baltic countries, designed to show that NATO is prepared to defend its members and launched last year in response to Russia's aggression in the Ukraine.  (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)

The move will bring the U.S. Army’s presence in Europe to three fully manned brigades

The U.S. plans to increase its troop presence in Europe with the rotation of an armored brigade “in the wake of an aggressive Russia in Eastern Europe and elsewhere,” the military announced Wednesday.

“This Army implementation plan continues to demonstrate our strong and balanced approach to reassuring our NATO allies,” General Philip Breedlove, the top U.S. commander in Europe, said in a statement. “They will see a more frequent presence of an armored brigade with more modernized equipment in their countries.”

Starting next February, continuous troop rotations will bring the U.S. Army’s total presence in Europe to three brigades, which are composed of about 4,500 troops. The Army also


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