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About 240 Sailors and Six Navy EA-18G Growlers Will Arrive in Germany


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WASHINGTON — About 240 sailors and six Navy EA-18G Growlers will arrive in Germany on Monday as Russia’s war in nearby Ukraine drags on, chief Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said.

The troops and electronic attack aircraft will deploy from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., to Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany, Kirby said.

“This is in order to bolster readiness, enhance NATO’s collective defense posture and further increase air integration capabilities with our allied and partner nations,” he said Monday.

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