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DATE: August 28, 2015 1:32:42 PM CDT

III Corps cases colors for upcoming deployment

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, III Corps commander, and III Corps Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo Smith will case the III Corps colors at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at the III Corps flag pole signifying the beginning of the unit’s year-long deployment to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

The command will serve as the headquarters of the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve.

The command also will lead a regional campaign of coalition and international partners synchronizing military activities against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Media interested in covering the event should register here no later than noon Aug. 31.

Gate time for the event is 3:45 p.m. Aug. 31 at the South side parking lot of the Marvin Leath Visitors Center.

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]