Marines bolster security at US embassies as dozens killed during protests in Gaza

May 14, 2018 2:15 pm stripes.com
Marines bolster security at US embassies as dozens killed during protests in Gaza

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon sent Marines to bolster security at American compounds overseas as the United States formally moved its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, military officials said Monday. Marines were deployed to “several U.S. embassies” on temporary assignments to augment security during a “heightened threat environment,” said Navy Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Rebarich, a Pentagon spokeswoman. The controversial move Monday of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem sparked…

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