1300 troops to be deployed to Iraq, 500 to Afghanistan

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    Army announces Iraq, Afghanistan deployments for 1,800 soldiers
    Iraq Deployment:

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    About 1,300 from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division of Fort Campbell, Kentucky will go to Iraq this spring. They will advise and assist Iraqi Security Forces. They will also be replacing soldiers from 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division.

    Afghanistan Deployment:

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    About 500 soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment of Fort Drum, New York, which is part of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, will deploy to Afghanistan this winter.

    http://www.armytimes.com/story/mili...ghanistan-deployments-1800-soldiers/78499906/
     
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