Garmin-Cervelo rider David Zabriskie, in Captain America's suit as the US time trial champion, leads his teammates during the team time trial in the second stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race in Les Essarts. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
Garmin-Cervelo team manager Jonathan Vaughters (black shirt) celebrates on the podium with riders after they won the team time trial second stage of the Tour de France in Les Essarts. Imago Panoramic/Newscom
Garmin-Cervelo rider Tyler Farrar (c.) of the US sprints on the final meters of the third stage of the Tour de France. Denis Balibouse/Reuters
Tyler Farrar of the US celebrates as he crosses the finish line first winning the third stage of the Tour de 2011 France. He signs the letter 'W' to honor his friend Wouter Weylandt who died earlier in the year during the Giro d'Italia bicycle race. Stefano Rellandini/Reuters
Garmin-Cervelo rider Thor Hushovd of Norway gets on the road assistance during stage 3 of the Tour de France. Newscom
British rider David Millar competes in stage 21 of the 2011 Giro d' Italia. David Millar of Garmin-Cervelo won the final stage time trial in Milan. Luk Benies/AFP/Newscom
Garmin-Cervelo rider Thor Hushovd (l.) of Norway leads his teammates during the team time trial in the second stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race in Les Essarts on July 3. Stefano Rellandini/Reuters
Garmin-Cervelo Johan Vansummeren of Belgium wins the Paris-Roubaix classic race in April. Newscom
Tyler Farrar during the fifth stage of the Mallorca Challenge in February in Mallorca Spain. Newscom
The Garmin-Cervelo team during stage 1 of the Tirreno Adriatico bicycle race in Tuscany, Italy. Newscom
A contingent of 150 US troops began arriving in Poland Wednesday, the first of four such units being deployed for training exercises in Eastern Europe in a move criticized as unlikely to impress Russia.
Anna Mulrine, Staff writer /
April 23, 2014
The Pentagon is sending a contingent of 150 US troops to Poland this week, the first piece of what US officials describe as an effort to reassure Eastern European allies that the United States has their back in the wake of Russian aggression.