Marines on alert, moved near Libya ahead of Sept. 11 anniversary

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The military is ramping up its ability to respond to a potential attack on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Benghazi terror attack that left four Americans dead.

Fox News has confirmed that 250 Marines have moved closer to Libya – from Moron, Spain, to the U.S. naval air station in Sigonella, Italy. Military officials say Marines could move from Italy to Benghazi in under three hours if needed.

Two-hundred and fifty Marines will also remain in Moron, ready to respond in the European theater if needed.

Wednesday marks one year since the Benghazi terror attack, and 12 years since the Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

The increase of Marine teams in Moron was ordered to fulfill a recommendation to the Defense and State departments by the Accountability Review Board, an independent panel responsible for investigating the Benghazi attack.

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