1,000 More Troops Sent to West Africa
By Harold Hutchison
The United States is sending another 1,000 troops to help combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. This brings the total deployment of troops to the region to over 4,000.
According to media reports, the Department of Defense announced the additional deployment Friday. Many of the forces being sent are from the 44th Medical Brigade, 101st Sustainment Brigade and the 16th Military Police Brigade.