27 May 2011

Next Units to Iraq ID'ed

The DoD has announced the next Iraq Force Deployment

The Department of Defense announced today the deployment of units as part of an upcoming rotation of forces supporting Operation New Dawn in Iraq. This rotation involves one division headquarters totaling 775 personnel and two brigade combat teams totaling 6,400 personnel. The scheduled rotation for the forces begins in mid-summer and continues through the fall of 2011. In accordance with the security agreement between the United States and Iraq signed in 2008, all U.S. forces will depart Iraq by Dec. 31, 2011.

Headquarters unit:
3rd Infantry Division Headquarters, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Brigade Combat Teams:
1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas
4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas

By: Brant

No comments: