The U.S. is withdrawing troops via Eindhoven

Eindhoven Air base
Photo credit: Eindhoven Airbase/Studio040

77 helicopters are returning to the US via Eindhoven. There’re part of the United States Army. The Ministry of Defence reports this. 

The helicopters will fly from Eindhoven in groups to Rotterdam between July 1 and July 24. There they are prepared for sea transport.

The helicopters were part of a strengthened presence of the United States in Eastern Europe. It was there since 2014 when Russia annexed the Crimea.

The helicopters use the Eindhoven airbase for refuelling and repairing defects- if any.  Approximately one hundred Dutch military personnel are taking care of everything.

In addition to the helicopters, the Americans shall also move about 1800 vehicles and containers back home.


Translation: Chaitali Sengupta, who gives ONLINE Inburgering classes.


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