WASHINGTON (Jan. 31, 2013) -- The Department of Defense today identified three major units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan. The scheduled rotation involves one Infantry Brigade Combat Team with roughly 2,250 personnel; a Combat Aviation Brigade with roughly 2,200 personnel; and a Corps Headquarters with roughly 500 personnel, to rotate in spring 2013. The deploying units include:

BRIGADE COMBAT TEAMS

4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

CORPS HEADQUARTERS

III Corps Headquarters, Fort Hood, Texas.

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

For information on the respective deployments, contact the following:

4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, contact the Fort Stewart, Ga., public affairs office at 912-435-9879 or 912-435-9870; 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, contact the 10th Mountain Division public affairs officer at 315-772-7634; and III Corps Headquarters, contact the Fort Hood, Texas, public affairs office at 254-286-5139.

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