WASHINGTON -- The Department of the Army announced today the fall 2019 deployment of the III Corps Headquarters, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, to Iraq.

As part of the regular rotation of forces, III Corps Headquarters will replace XVIII Airborne Corps Headquarters, as the headquarters of the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.

"The III Corps has a distinguished history of combat success, and our Soldiers have trained several months for this important mission," said Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Hendrex, III Corps command sergeant major. "Our headquarters is ready, again, to lead operations against Daesh (ISIS) with our coalition nations and partner organizations to create enduring security in the region."

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