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1,900 Fort Campbell Soldiers Among 3,600 Deploying To Afghanistan

1,900 Fort Campbell Soldiers Among 3,600 Deploying To Afghanistan

CREATED Jul 24, 2014

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Soldiers from two 101st Airborne Division brigades from Fort Campbell and from the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, will deploy to Afghanistan, involving about 3,600 soldiers.

The Defense Department said the deployment involves about 1,000 soldiers from the 1st Brigade and about 900 from the 3rd Brigade from Fort Campbell and about 1,725 from the 82nd Airborne Division.

The military said the deployments are to take place this fall.

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