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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: April 4, 2013 1:33:57 PM CDT

UPDATE: III Corps cases it colors for Afghanistan deployment

III Corps Cases Its Colors

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, III Corps commander, and III Corps' Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder cased the III Corps colors at 10 a.m. April 4 at the III Corps flag pole here.

The casing signified the beginning of the unit's year-long deployment to Afghanistan where the command will be in charge of the International Support Assistance Force Joint Command Headquarters in Kabul. In the coming weeks more than 500 Soldiers will deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, offers remarks  at the III Corps Color Casing April 4 at the III Corps Headquarters Flagpole.  (U.S. Army photo by Daniel Cernero, III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs)

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