The U.S. military is on high alert and has deployed additional troops throughout the Middle East ahead of President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s official capital and ordering the U.S. Embassy to relocate there from Tel Aviv. Pentagon officials tell CBN News the official word is, “The United States military is always postured to handle any threat, in

particular to our embassy’s in the middle east.” U.S. Central Command is responsible for American military activities throughout the Middle East and Central Asia. It tells CBN News, a “contingency plan is in place.” Sources say members of the U.S. Marine Corps, Fleet Antiterrorism Security Teams, or FAST Companies, are in place around U.S. embassy’s in the middle east to provide additional security at American embassies. READ MORE