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    US Military in Iraq Stays Within 3,870 Forces Amid New Marine Deployment

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    Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. Steve Warren said that the number of the US troops on ground in Iraq is 3,870.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The total number of US troops on ground in Iraq remains within established force cap amid recent deployment of a contingent of marines to the country, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. Steve Warren said in a briefing on Monday.

    "The number is 3870, is the exact force cap," Warren stated. "We remain within our force cap."

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