31 Mar '17, 12pm
Light Dragoons @LDLightCav deploy to Poland
Soldiers from Mustang Troop (A Squadron) The Light Dragoons are deploying to Poland with the US 2d Cavalry Regiment as part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP). About 150 Light Dragoons will join the United States-led eFP Battlegroup based in Poland. The Battlegroup elements have left Germany and are now conducting a tactical road move to Orzysz, Poland. US-led Battlegroup The Battlegroup consists of approximately 1,300 soldiers from the United States Army The 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, A Squadron The Light Dragoons, an Air Defence artillery battery and a Military police company from Romania. They will integrate with the Polish 15th Mechanized Brigade, 16th Infantry Division. The Light Dragoons, currently located in Germany, will operate from their Jackal 2 fighting vehicles. Major Noel Claydon-Swales, Officer Commanding A Squadron, The Light Dragoons, descr...