Fort Hood Unit to Deploy

FORT HOOD, Texas – First Cavalry Division announced today the deployment of approximately 500 troopers from 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment to Afghanistan in late summer. This deployment is part of a regular rotation of forces in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

"Sabre Squadron joins the 3rd Cavalry Regiment in answering our nation's call," said Maj. Gen. John C. Thomson III, commander, 1st Cavalry Division. "Sabre troopers are undeniably ready for this key mission."