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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 419-13
June 07, 2013

DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation

            The Department of Defense today identified a major unit to deploy as part of the upcoming summer rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.  The scheduled rotation involves one infantry brigade combat team (IBCT) with roughly 1,230 personnel. The deploying unit is the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La. 

            The department will continue to announce major deployments as they are approved.  For information on the deployment, contact the 4th IBCT, 10th Mountain Division public affairs officer, Capt. William Brink, at 337-531-8019 or at william.e.brink2.mil@mail.mil.