A U.S. Air Force detachment will be sent to Poland this year, marking the first time that U.S. forces will be based on Polish soil. The detachment, which will consist of a dozen airmen, will assist Poland with training for its C-130s and F-16s. The agreement on stationing troops came out of a meeting in late July between Poland's minister of national defense, Tomasz Siemoniak, and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Though the number of troops to be stationed in Polish territory may be ...


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