Fort Hood: Battalion Prepares For Deployment To Afghanistan, Unit Formed One Year Ago

By: Brittany Semadeni Email
By: Brittany Semadeni Email

FORT HOOD (September 14, 2012)—Despite forming only a year ago, the 81st Civil Affairs Battalion has already received orders that they will be deploying to Afghanistan.

The 81st Civil Affairs Battalion will assist the unit in a CULFEX which is slated for Saturday.

The CULFEX is an exercise the commander uses to certify and prepare civil affairs soldiers for deployment, a spokesperson said.

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