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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 334-10
April 26, 2010

DOD Announces Replacement Unit for Iraq Rotation

                The Department of Defense announced today a replacement unit mobilized to deploy as part of the force rotation in support of Operation New Dawn. Approximately 2,700 soldiers from the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with elements in Montana and Oregon, will deploy in the fall of 2010.

                DoD will continue to announce major unit deployments as units are identified and alerted. For information about the units announced today, please contact the Idaho Army National Guard at 208-422-5268, the Oregon Army National Guard at 503-584-3885 or the Montana Army National Guard at 406-324-3009.