FORT HOOD, Texas – The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade will be casing its colors on Oct. 5, 2017, at 9 a.m. on Cooper Field at Fort Hood, Texas.

The unit will be deploying to Germany in support of the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) mission Operation Atlantic Resolve.

During the nine month rotation, the Air Cav will train alongside its NATO allies and partner nations in multinational exercises.

Air Cav Troopers will perform medical transport, exercise support and aviation operations throughout Europe to improve interoperability and strengthen relationships with Allies and partner nations.

The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade’s presence in Europe builds partner capacity, assures our Allies, and deters aggressors, and also demonstrates our steadfast commitment to collective defense responsibilities.

For all media outlets interested in covering this event contact

Lt. Brown, Jena at or (914) 559-8286

SPC Wills, Demarco or (254) 392-5539