US special ops goes to the aid of the Baltic states threatened by Russian aggression
The three may be among the few NATO allies who are actually spending a greater percentage of the GDP on defense than NATO targets. They are being trained to resist a Russian invasion with insurgency tactics. Having been a part of the old Soviet Union they are familiar with Russian military operations and the weaknesses of some of their older equipment.
US sends elite commandos to the border of Russia to defend nervous Baltic states while NATO beefs up its defenses
The Americans are eager to help the small armies of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia repel any possible threat from their neighbor to the east and reassure them of Washington's commitment to NATO.