First of the Winter 2012 Afghanistan deployments announced

These are the first of what will probably be several units deploying to Afghanistan this summer.

DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

The Department of Defense announced today one Army brigade combat team to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan. The scheduled early Winter 2012 rotation involves nearly 3,900 soldiers from the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

DoD will continue to announce major deployments as they are approved. For information on this unit, contact Maj. Jennifer Willis, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, at 253-477-2369 or 253-967-5801.

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