Pentagon Announces Replacement Unit for Iraq Rotation
News in Balance:
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2009 -- The following news release made available Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement announcing units for upcoming Iraq rotations and deployment:
The Department of Defense announced today the alert for mobilization of a replacement unit scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Approximately 2,600 soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade, headquartered at Edgewood, Md., will begin deploying in the summer of 2011.(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)
This rotation announcement reflects the continued commitment of the United States to the security of the Iraqi people.