3-509th IN (Airborne) Sourced for Deployment to Afghanistan

 

IMMEDIATE 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 BaseElmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, as part of an upcoming rotation of forces toAfghanistan.  Numbering approximately 3,500 soldiers, the unit is scheduledfor 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 areapproved.             

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