Fort Hood: Armored Brigade Combat Team Tapped For Deployment To Afghanistan

FORT HOOD (April 10, 2013)--The 1st Cavalry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team from Fort Hood is among four major units set to deploy as part of an upcoming force rotation in Afghanistan, the military announced Wednesday.

The deployment involves about 3,200 Fort Hood troops.

The rotation also includes the 2nd Cavalry Regiment from Vilseck, Germany, the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, from Fort Knox, Ky., and the 4th Infantry Division Headquarters, from Fort Carson, Colo., the Defense Department said.

Deployments will begin this summer.


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