1st Combat Aviation Brigade rotation to arrive in Europe
WIESBADEN, Germany — The fourth U.S. Army rotational aviation brigade is scheduled to arrive in Belgium in late January, U.S. Army Europe and the 21st Theater Sustainment Command said in a statement Friday.
More than 1,900 troops and 80 aircraft from the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, located in Fort Riley, Kan., will replace the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, from Fort Carson, Colo. The Colorado unit has been in Europe for the past nine months.
The equipment, including Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters, is scheduled to arrive Tuesday in Zeebrugge, Belgium, the statement said.