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New deployment announced

Jun. 7, 2013 - 06:00AM   |  
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Another Army brigade will deploy to Afghanistan this summer, the Defense Department announced today.

The deployment, which is part of the regular rotation of forces, affects about 1,230 soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

The Fort Polk, La.-based soldiers are expected to conduct a security force assistance mission, tasked primarily with partnering with and mentoring Afghan security forces.

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