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Release No: 851-11
October 03, 2011

DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

            The Department of Defense announced today the deployment of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, as part of an upcoming rotation of forces to Afghanistan.  Numbering approximately 3,500 soldiers, the unit is scheduled for deployment in November 2011 and will replace redeploying units with no increase in overall force levels. 

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

            For more information, contact 25th Infantry Division public affairs, at 907-384-2072 or 907-384-6328.

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