27 August 2011

Order Of Battle: 3rd SBCT / 2nd ID (and DoD Announces Next Afghan Rotation Unit)

The DoD has announced the next Afghanistan rotational unit in the box.

The Department of Defense announced today a unit to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan. The announcement involves one brigade combat team totaling about 3,200 soldiers. The scheduled deployment date for this unit is December 2011.

Specific unit:

3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

Official site of the 3rd Stryker Brigade
The brigade is composed of the following battalions:
1-23 IN
2-3 IN
5-20 IN
1-14 CAV
1-37 FA
296 BSB

By: Brant

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