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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: December 10, 2013 12:59:08 PM CST

504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade to deploy to Kosovo

FORT HOOD, Texas -- III Corps announced Dec. 10 that a battalion-plus sized task force from the 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade will deploy about 500 Soldiers to Kosovo early next year to assume the Multinational Battle Group-East’s mission as part of the Balkans-18 rotation. They will replace the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade from Fort Bragg, N.C. 

Multinational Battle Group-East conducts peace support operations in the MNBG-E operating environment in order to contribute to a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement.

MNBG-E has approximately 1,500 troops comprised of nine countries including: Armenia, France, Germany, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and United States.  The Kosovo Force (KFOR) mission is to contribute to a safe and secure environment for all people and communities in Kosovo.  KFOR cooperates with and assists the UN, the EU and other international actors to support the development of a stable, democratic, multi-ethnic and peaceful Kosovo. 

For more information concerning MNBG-E, contact the U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs Office at [email protected], or visit their Web site For more information on the 504th BfSB, contact the III Corps Public Affairs Office at (254) 286-5139.


For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
(254) 286-5139
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]