30 Nov '12, 11pm
The @DOD announced today the 101st Div HQ & 4th BCT will deploy to Afghanistan in winter/spring:
The following statement is issued on behalf of Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commander of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). Nov. 30, 2012 The Department of Defense officially announced that the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) headquarters and the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), both from Fort Campbell, Ky. will deploy to Afghanistan in late winter for our next rendezvous with destiny. This will mark the division's third deployment to Bagram, Afghanistan, where it will once again serve as the headquarters for NATO's International Security Assistance Force-Afghanistan's Regional Command - East. This is the same role that the division filled during deployments in both 2008 and 2010. This will be the 4th Brigade's third deployment to Afghanistan. The 4th Brigade "Currahee" previously deployed to Afghanistan in 2008 and 2010, as well. W...