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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 114-12
February 16, 2012

DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

            The Department of Defense today identified one Army brigade combat team to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.  The scheduled late Spring 2012 rotation involves more than 4,000 soldiers from the 2nd Stryker Brigade, 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. Alain M. Polynice, 2nd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, at 253-477-2280.