7/12/2013

The U.S. Marines are expanding troop numbers in Darwin, Australia, from the present-day 250 to an eventual 2,200. The Marines "will build up to a [Marine Expeditionary Unit]-size force operating out of Darwin," said Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert. The growth of U.S. troop presence in Australia has been criticized by China.

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