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2,000 Fort Carson soldiers prepare for deployment

2,000 Fort Carson soldiers prepare for deployment

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - About 2,000 Fort Carson soldiers are preparing for deployment to a new assignment.

The brigade is holding a color-casing ceremony at Fort Carson on Tuesday. The casing of unit colors is a military tradition signifying the unit is ready to deploy.

Read more at KOAA.com

The article says that these troops are going to be deployed to U.S. Central Command, but a spokeswoman would not say where.

CentCom Website

Countries/Area of Responsibility: http://www.centcom.mil/area-of-responsibility-countries

•Afghanistan
•Bahrain
•Egypt
•Iran
•Iraq
•Jordan
•Kazakhstan
•Kuwait
•Kyrgyzstan
•Lebanon
•Oman
•Pakistan
•Qatar
•Saudi Arabia
•Syria
•Tajikistan
•Turkmenistan
•U.A.E.
•Uzbekistan
•Yemen

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So the question is... Where are they going?



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