Just 16 percent would support new boots on the ground.
“The personnel will provide assistance to the Department of State in connection with the temporary relocation of some staff from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad,” the White House said.
The move “provides the commander-in-chief additional options to protect American citizens and interests in Iraq, should he choose to use them.”
As violence has increased in the last week a number of major Northern Iraqi cities have been captured by al-Qaeda linked militant groups.
The Army says that once Bergdahl completes his reintegration process, the military will “continue its comprehensive review into the circumstances of his disappearance and captivity.”
The Pentagon continues to use U.S. drone and manned surveillance flights in the Northeastern region of Nigeria.
Following reports that al-Qaeda linked militants have captured two Iraqi cities, the State Department warns that “U.S. citizens in Iraq remain at high risk for kidnapping and terrorist violence.”
The incident occurred in the southern region of Afghanistan during a routine patrol by the U.S. forces in efforts to secure the area for Saturday’s presidential run-off elections.
June is recognized as Pride Celebration Month, this is the third year the Pentagon has officially honored the LGBT Armed Forces community through ceremony at the U.S. military headquarters.
A Russian pilot maneuvered his fighter jet to expose its belly in efforts to show the American aircraft that it was armed during the mid-air close encounter.