DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Rotation to Afghanistan
The Department of Defense announced today the alert of replacement forces scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The announcement involves two brigades of Army National Guard consisting of approximately 7,000 personnel.
Pentagon Announces Iraq Troop Rotations, Extensions
WASHINGTON - An Army armored cavalry unit and three brigade combat teams will deploy to Iraq next summer as part of annual troop rotations there, according to a Defense Department news release issued Oct. 8.
Also, an Army headquarters unit and elements of a Marine expeditionary force now in Iraq have [...]
Bush Announces Shorter Deployment Lengths
By Fred W. Baker III
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2008 – President Bush today directed Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to shorten deployment lengths for U.S. soldiers in Iraq from 15 to 12 months, starting in August. Video
Bush said he made the decision to reduce the strain on the force [...]
DoD Announces Unit For Next Afghanistan Rotation
The Department of Defense announced today that the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Hood, Texas, is scheduled to deploy as part of the next rotation operating in Afghanistan. This announcement involves approximately 3,500 service [...]