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Hurricane relief efforts delay deployment of troops to Afghanistan

Hurricane Matthew evacuation efforts us army relief disasterStaff Sgt. Jonathan Shaw

U.S. military assistance for hurricane relief efforts has delayed the deployment of additional forces to Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

“Forces are flowing to Afghanistan, they have been slightly delayed by ongoing hurricane relief efforts,” Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, joint staff director, told reporters.

U.S. officials have told Reuters that the United States will send about 3,500 additional troops to Afghanistan.



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