U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia's planned war games in September could be a "Trojan horse" aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus.
Lt. Gen. Frederick Ben Hodges, commander, U.S. Army Europe visited Ukraine’s National Defense Ivan Cherniakhivskyi University.
In early 2017, the U.S. military will be deployed to Poland's Skwierzyna, Żagań, Świętoszów and Bolesławiec localities.
Delegation of the United States Armed Forces Command of the Land Forces in Europe led by Lieutenant General Frederick “Ben” Hodges, commander of the U.S. army in Europe, visited ‘Mariupol’ tactical force in the anti–terrorist operation (ATO) area Aug. 28.
Today, Aug. 1, Ukrainian Defense Minister, General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt and Commander of the U.S. Army in Europe Lt. Gen. Frederick "Ben" Hodges.
About 400 American soldiers are currently helping train Ukrainian servicemen at the Yavoriv training ground in the Lviv region.