1st BCT Soldiers Begin Deploying to Support Troop Surge in Afghanistan
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. John Queen
Pfc. Chris Paterson, a native of Hudson, Ohio, holds his daughter Aliva and son Foster before deploying to Afghanistan from Fort Drum, N.Y., Jan. 9. Paterson is an infantryman assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, which is part of the 10th Mountain Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team. His battalion is the first of six from the brigade that are deploying with the troop surge in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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