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Fort Hood Press Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 13, 2012 12:22:18 PM CDT

First Team command to return to the Great Place

FORT HOOD, Texas --  The 1st Cavalry Division will host a redeployment ceremony for Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Cav. Div. at Cooper Field here at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Apr. 20.

Major General Daniel Allyn, the 1st Cav. Div. commanding general, and the rest of the First Team command team will be returning after a successful tour of duty in Eastern Afghanistan.  This redeployment ceremony will include the symbolic uncasing of the division colors. 

The division has deployed in support of the Global War on Terror four times since 2003 and is concluding the first tour of duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. This has been the first time since the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan that an armored division headquarters has been in a Regional Command in Afghanistan.

Major General Allyn will make time available to make a statement following the ceremony.  Please RSVP your attendance by no later than April 18th.

Media representatives interested in covering the event, please click here.

For more information contact:
1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs
1st Cavalry Division Rear
(254) 287-9400
(254) 449-1824
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]