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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 772-11
September 08, 2011

DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

           The Department of Defense announced today a unit to deploy for one year as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.  The announcement involves more than 2,800 soldiers of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.  The scheduled deployment date for this unit is January 2012.

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

           For more information contact 25th Infantry Division public affairs at 808-655-6354.

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