The Department of Defense announced today major units to deploy as part of upcoming rotations of forces operating in Afghanistan. The announcement involves two headquarters totaling 1,600 personnel and two infantry brigade combat teams totaling 6,800 personnel. The scheduled rotation for these forces will begin in early 2011 and continue through the fall of 2011.
1st Cavalry Division Headquarters, .
82nd Airborne Division Headquarters, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Infantry Brigade Combat Teams:
170th Infantry , .
172nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Grafenwoehr and Schweinfurt, Germany.