Department of the Army announces 1st Infantry Division deployment

By U.S. Army Public AffairsApril 27, 2017

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WASHINGTON -- The Department of the Army announced today the fall 2017 deployment of approximately 4,000 Soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, to Europe, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

As part of the regular rotation of forces, the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team will replace the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

"The Dagger Brigade is looking forward to deploying back to Europe," said Col. David Gardner, commander of 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. "The brigade has served most of its 100-year history in support of our European allies and will arrive after a year of training ready to do so again."

For more information contact the 1st Infantry Division deputy public affairs officer, Maj. Bonnie Conard at, or by phone at 785-240-1796.