30 Sep '14, 8pm

U.S. troops head to Africa for Ebola mission | Army Times

U.S. troops head to Africa for Ebola mission | Army Times

About 1,400 soldiers will head to Liberia in October to help support the fight against the Ebola virus that is spreading across West Africa, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. The Army’s 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will provide about 700 of those soldiers, while the other 700 will be mostly combat engineers culled from Army units across the force, Defense Department spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters. The soldiers will be among the total of 3,000 U.S. troops whom the Pentagon plans to send into West Africa this fall. About 300 of the troops from the 101st Airborne will come from the division headquarters, and they will serve as the Joint Force Command for the mission. They are expected to arrive by the end of October. “Operation United Assistance is a critical mission,” said Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Ai...

Full article: http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140930/NEWS08/30930006...

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