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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Obama: 275 US forces deploying to Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is notifying Congress
that about 275 U.S. military personnel could deploy to Iraq.
says the forces are going to provide support and security for U.S.
personnel and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. He says the forces are
equipped for combat and will remain in Iraq until the security situation
becomes such that they are no longer needed.
160 troops are already in Iraq, including 50 Marines and more than 100
Army soldiers. Some of those soldiers have only recently arrived.
the authorization Obama outlined, a U.S. official says the U.S. will
put an additional 100 soldiers in a nearby third country where they
would be held in reserve until needed.