US Sending 3,000 NC Troops To Eastern Europe Amid Reports of Putin’s Decision To Invade

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The Pentagon is about to send 3,000 additional North Carolina troops to eastern Europe to help bolster NATO allies amid reports that Russian President Putin has now decided to invade Ukraine.

According to Reuters, “the U.S. troop deployment will come from the 82nd Airborne Division based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina”.

The troops will be specifically deployed to US bases in Poland within the next few days.

These 3,000 troops will be in addition to the 8,500 troops that are now on high alert to be deployed to Europe, as well as 3,000 other troops that the Biden administration said would be deployed to Poland, Romania, and Germany earlier this month.

This afternoon, PBS Newshour’s Nick Schifrin posted about Putin’s decision to invade:

Several countries around the world are now urging all citizens to leave Ukraine immediately, including the United States and Canada:

We will update this article as new information comes in.

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