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Texas Army unit up for deployment to Afghanistan

Texas Army unit up for deployment to Afghanistan

Jun 02, 2019 - 08:55

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The US Army has identified command elements for deployment to Afghanistaninfo-icon, where the US has been holding peace talks with the Talibaninfo-icon.

The 1st Armored Division Headquarters personnel will deploy this summer in support of coalition and partner operations in Afghanistan,

Maj. Gen. Patrick Matlock, 1st Armored Division commander, said: “Like all soldiers of America’s Tank Division, this team is very well-trained, prepared to execute their mission.”

Operation Freedom’s Sentinel is the name of the US mission to Afghanistan that succeeded Operation Enduring Freedom in January 2015, according to the Army Times.

There are roughly 15,000 U.S. troops supporting combat against the Taliban and Islamic State (Daesh) militants in Afghanistan.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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