DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

The Department of Defense today identified two major units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.  The scheduled rotation involves one armored brigade combat team with roughly 1,390 personnel — and one combat aviation brigade with roughly 1,700 personnel to rotate in winter 2012.  The deploying units include: 

Brigade Combat Team: 

4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Combat Aviation Brigade: 

1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas. 

DoD will continue to announce major deployments as they are approved.

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