Department of the Army announces upcoming 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters unit rotation

By U.S. Army Public AffairsOctober 18, 2018

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WASHINGTON -- The Department of the Army announced today the early 2019 rotation to Afghanistan of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

The 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters will replace 40th Infantry Division Headquarters, California Army National Guard as part of a regular rotation of forces in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel (OFS).

"The Troopers of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters are well trained and prepared to return to the OFS mission in Afghanistan. Our professional leaders and Troopers will train, advise, and assist our Afghan Security Force partners as they continue to build upon and enhance their capability to provide for the security of the Afghan people," said Maj. Gen. Paul T. Calvert, 1st Cavalry Division commanding general.

For more information, contact the 1st Cavalry Division public affairs officer, Lt. Col. Gabriel Ramirez,, 254-287-9398.