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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: August 5, 2015 12:22:02 PM CDT

DA announces units for upcoming CENTCOM rotation

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The Department of the Army announced Aug. 5 that 450 Soldiers from III Corps headquarters stationed here will deploy to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in September for a 12-month rotation.

III Corps will serve as the headquarters of the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and will lead a regional campaign of coalition and international partners and synchronize military activities against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

"III Corps has a proud history of answering the nation's call when it has come," said Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood. "We are trained and ready to perform our mission and we thank our Central Texas community partners for their unwavering support as we answer the call once again."

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