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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 081-97
February 20, 1997

SCHEDULED DEPLOYMENTS TO BOSNIA ANNOUNCED

The Department of Defense announced today that approximately 3,000 soldiers from Army bases throughout the United States are scheduled to deploy to Bosnia in support of the NATO Peace Stabilization Force (SFOR) during the next three months. The following units will relieve some of the forces currently serving in Operation JOINT GUARD:

1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan.

A Company, 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan.

Fire Support Teams, 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, Fort Riley, Kan.

977th Military Police Company, Fort Riley, Kan

108th Military Police Company, Fort Bragg, N.C.

18th Field Artillery Brigade Meteorological Team, Fort Bragg, N.C.

B Company, 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, Fort Drum, N.Y. C Company, 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, Fort Drum, N.Y. 571st Military Police Company, Fort Lewis, Wash.

1st Cavalry Division Artillery Meteorological Team, Fort Hood, Texas

603d Medium Truck Company, Fort Polk, La.

54th Explosive Ordnance Detachment, Fort Monmouth, N.J.

III Corps Artillery Meteorological Team, Fort Sill, Okla.

D Company, 311th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky. Elements of the below-listed units also are scheduled to deploy:

Headquarters, 229th Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.

1st Attack Battalion, 229th Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.

2d Battalion 82d Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.

1st Battalion, 159th Command Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.

519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.

642d Engineer Company, Fort Drum, N.Y.

61st Area Support Medical Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas

498th Medical Company, Fort Benning, Ga.

147th Medical Logistics Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

103d Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.

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