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WASHINGTON -- The Department of the Army announced today the upcoming 2021 rotation to Iraq of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.

The 1st SBCT will replace the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, as part of a regular rotation of forces to support the United States’ commitment to Operation Inherent Resolve.

“Our Soldiers and leaders have been training hard preparing to answer our nation’s call,” said Col. Ike L. Sallee, commander of the 1st SBCT. “We are ready for this mission and we are fortunate to have the very best Soldiers, leaders and family members.”

For more information, contact the 4th Infantry Division public affairs officer, Lt. Col. Ireka Sanders, at ireka.r.sanders.mil@mail.mil or 719-503-0071.