1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3ID deploys to to Europe 

By Lt. Col. Lindsey ElderFebruary 28, 2022

1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, board a plane to deploy to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The armored brigade recently completed a nine-month deployment supporting U.S. allies and partners in the Pacific. The 3rd ID Soldiers deploying represent the U.S. commitment to uphold the principles of democracy, territorial integrity, sovereignty, and respect for the international rules-based order. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, receive country briefs prior to deploying to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The 3rd ID is an essential part of the U.S. premier strategic contingency force. Units of 3rd ID regularly deploy to support combatant commands all over the world, assisting U.S. allies and partners in a wide range of environments and missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr.) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, deploy to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The armored brigade recently completed a nine-month deployment supporting U.S. allies and partners in the Pacific. The 3rd ID Soldiers deploying represent the U.S. commitment to uphold the principles of democracy, territorial integrity, sovereignty, and respect for the international rules-based order. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr.) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Col. Peter Moon, commander of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, provides purpose and direction to the Soldiers under his command prior to their departure to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The Fort Stewart-based 1st ABCT, 3rd ID were ordered to deploy to Germany on a mission to reassure NATO allies, deter Russian aggression and to be prepared to support a range of other requirements in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr.) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL

FORT STEWART, Ga. — The Secretary of Defense announced elements of the 3rd Infantry Division have been ordered to deploy to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command area of operations in order to assure NATO allies and partners in the region.

Approximately 3,800 Soldiers, primarily composed of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia, will deploy to support NATO allies, deter further aggression against NATO member states and train with host-nation forces.

1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Charles Costanza and Command Sgt. Maj. Quentin Fenderson, the command team of the 3rd Infantry Division, exchange “fist bumps” with the departing Soldiers of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team as they board a plane to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The Fort Stewart-based 3rd ID is an essential part of the U.S. premier strategic contingency force. Units of 3rd ID regularly deploy to support combatant commands all over the world, assisting U.S. allies and partners in a wide range of environments and missions. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr.) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, board a plane to deploy to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The Fort Stewart-based 1st ABCT, 3rd ID will go to Germany to reassure NATO allies, deter Russian aggression and to be prepared to support a range of other requirements in the region. The deploying Soldiers represent the U.S. commitment to uphold the principles of democracy, territorial integrity, sovereignty, and respect for the international rules-based order. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr.) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, deploy to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The 1st ABCT, 3rd ID is the major unit of the 7,000 service members ordered to deploy by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III to enhance deterrence of Russia. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division deploys to Europe
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Charles Costanza and Command Sgt. Maj. Quentin Fenderson, the command team of the 3rd Infantry Division, join other 3rd ID leadership in exchanging “fist bumps” with the departing Soldiers of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team as they board a plane to the U.S. Army Europe and Africa area of operations, from Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 27, 2022. The 1st ABCT, 3rd ID is the major unit of the 7,000 service members ordered to deploy by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III to enhance deterrence of Russia. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John D. Howard Jr.) (Photo Credit: Capt. John Howard) VIEW ORIGINAL

“Soldiers of 3rd Infantry Division regularly deploy to support combatant commands all over the world, assisting our allies and partners in a wide range of environments and missions. The Raider Brigade is trained and equipped to deter aggression and to reassure and defend our allies,” said Col. Peter Moon, the 1st ABCT commander.

The 1st ABCT recently completed a regular nine-month rotation of forces in support the United States’ commitment to southeast Asia partners and allies.

“The Army routinely operates with our NATO allies and partners in order to maintain peace, prosperity and stability in the region. This will continue. We are trained and ready to provide support and assistance to our allies, and proud to represent the 3rd Infantry Division and XVIII Airborne Corps,” Moon said.

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