On Oct. 7, the U-S.
military announced it had sent 100 troops to Africa to train with local troops.
But on Oct. 12, the White House said that the troops would be deployed in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to train local forces.
A military spokesman said the soldiers were “training to help local troops in their fight against the virus” and “to provide them with the skills and equipment they need to defeat the spread of Ebola.”
The White House also said the troops were “prepared for a long-term contingency deployment.”
The troops will train in three different countries: Liberia, where the U.-S.
is sending troops, Sierra Guinea, where it sent some troops earlier this month, and Guinea, the third country the U