Army announces upcoming 2nd ABCT, 1st Cavalry Division, unit rotation

By U.S. Army Public AffairsNovember 9, 2022

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WASHINGTON — The Department of the Army announced today the upcoming winter rotational deployment of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to Europe.

The 2nd ABCT, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, will replace the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, as part of a regular rotation of forces to support the United States’ commitment to Atlantic Resolve.

“The Black Jack Brigade is always ready to respond to our nation's call,” said Col. Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, commander of the 2nd ABCT. “We are part of the most modern and lethal armor formation on Earth. We are 'all-in' to reassure our European allies and deter any potential adversaries from doing anything they would regret."

For more information, contact the 1st Cavalry Division public affairs officer, Lt. Col. Jennifer Bocanegra, at or 254-287-9398.