As reported by Censor.NET citing the press service of the university, the U.S. military official delivered a lecture to the Ukrainian servicemen.
He said that the United States was working hard to deter Russia and deploy military hardware in Europe.
According to him, the U.S. is building up its presence so that Russians do not even think about launching an offensive. However, if this happens and Russia makes this fatal mistake, the United States will have means to respond. Hodges said that NATO had a task force and high readiness force capable of being deployed quickly on operations wherever needed.
The U.S. General also stressed that he was very proud of how the Ukrainians were defending their country, praised their bravery that made it hard to defeat them.
According to him, he has never come under Russian artillery or missile strikes unlike most of the audience which makes their experience very useful for him.
In addition, he said that after seeing active armor of the Ukrainian tanks in action, the U.S military realized that they also needed to employ such equipment.