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U.S. troops rally for team

Updated: July 17, 2011, 8:37 AM ET
By Jaime Lowe

FRANKFURT, Germany -- When U.S. takes the field Sunday, the stands will be full of fans -- Germans who have adopted the American team as their own and expats buoyed by the surge of enthusiasm generated by the U.S.'s epic cup performance. There will also be the hundreds of military families and civilians based in Stuttgart who have been following Team USA from the group stages on.

The Stuttgart military base is headquarters for the U.S. military's Africa and Europe operations. It also ...

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