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DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan and Kuwait Rotation

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Specific units:

27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York National Guard

55th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Pennsylvania National Guard

The 27th IBCT is scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan to perform security force assistance, and the 55th HBCT is scheduled to deploy to Kuwait to provide force protection and convoy security.

DoD will continue to announce major deployments as they are approved.  For information on the New York National Guard, contact the public affairs office at 518-786-4581, Eric Durr or Lt. Col. Rich Goldenberg. For information on the Pennsylvania National Guard, contact the public affairs office at 717-861-8829, Maj. Cory Angell.

DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan and Kuwait Rotation [ http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=14304 ]