FORT HOOD, Texas—The Security Force Assistance Command will host the colors casing ceremony for the 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade here at Cameron Field, October 17 at 10 a.m.

The ceremony signifies the 3rd SFAB’s first deployment to the CENTCOM AOR.

The 3rd SFAB is comprised of approximately 820 professional combat advisors who are selected, trained and equipped to support combatant commanders by integrating with foreign security forces. The 3rd SFAB trains, advises, assists, accompanies and enables local security partners to build their capabilities and capacity to achieve regional security in support of U.S. security interests.

Media who wish to cover this event, contact Maj. Jefferson Grimes at 979-575-9078 or jefferson.t.grimes.mil@mail.mil. On October 17, media should meet public affairs representatives at the Marvin Leath Visitors Center at 9:15 a.m. here.