Prepare-to-deploy orders for 2,000 U.S. troops for possible support of Israel in war with Hamas

Prepare-to-deploy orders issued on Monday, October 16, 2023. US troops located in the Middle East and outside the Middle East, including Europe could be deployed to served advising and medical support roles. Initially, no infantry has prepare-to-deploy orders. 

U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group has already joined the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

U.S. Picks Troops to Prepare for Potential Deployment to Middle East

Pentagon puts troops on notice to prepare to deploy to support Israel: reports | The Hill

About 2,000 U.S. troops told to prepare for deployment in response to Israel-Hamas war - NBC News

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