Army Deploying Fort Bragg Units to Middle East, South Korea
The XVIII Airborne Corps headquarters will deploy about 450
soldiers to Kuwait and the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd
Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division will deploy about 400
soldiers to South Korea, according to recent press release.
In late summer, the XVIII Airborne Corps headquarters will replace
III Corps as the headquarters of the Combined Joint Task Force
Operation Inherent Resolve, the global coalition to defeat Islamic
State of Iraq and Syria, according to the release.
Meanwhile, the 1-17th Cavalry, the final Kiowa Warrior Squadron remaining in the Army, will conduct a rotational deployment to provide aviation support to the U.S. mission in South Korea, the release states.
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