101st Airborne to deploy/W I Honor Care Packages
The 101st Airborne Division will deploy to Iraq and Kuwait to support Operation Inherent Resolve, the Army announced.
From Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will serve a nine-month deployment. The soldiers, will replace those from the 82nd Airborne Division as part of the regular rotation of forces. The 82nd Airborne Division soldiers, from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, have been deployed since last year.
Once in theater, the 101st Airborne will take command of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command — Iraq. They will be responsible for command and control of coalition troops training, advising and assisting Iraqi Security Forces.
There are about 3,000 U.S. troops currently deployed to Iraq, including about 1,300 soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team. The Fort Drum, New York-based soldiers arrived in September, and they are training and advising Iraqi troops. From the Army Times news paper.
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