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DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

The Department of Defense today identified three major units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan. The scheduled rotation will begin in Spring 2012.

This announcement involves one division headquarters totaling approximately 1,000 personnel and two brigade combat teams totaling approximately 5,800 personnel.

Headquarters units:

•• 3rd Infantry Division HQ, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Brigade Combat Teams:

•• 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (to deploy as a partial BCT).

•• 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

DoD will continue to announce major deployments as they are approved.

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Iknowyou commented on Friday, Jan 20, 2012 at 10:01 AM

The Obama Administration is cutting the Army by 10 Brigades and 100,000 soldiers, reducing civil service by 150,000 jobs.

Iknowyou commented on Friday, Jan 20, 2012 at 16:21 PM

sebekm, what are you talking about pulling out of Afghanistan? Part of the 3rd ID is now deploying to Afghanistan.

Iknowyou commented on Saturday, Jan 21, 2012 at 10:41 AM

Okay, good answer.

The Iranian's are estimated to have between 100 to 150 nuke-u-lar scientists and only 3 of those have been killed.

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