DOD identifies units for upcoming Afghanistan rotation
The Defense Department identified three major units on Friday that will deploy to Afghanistan in winter or spring as part of a scheduled rotation of forces. The deployments will include around 4,200 personnel from two brigade combat teams and roughly 620 division headquarters personnel, according to a DOD news release.
Brigade Combat Teams:
- 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
- 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
- 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.