FORT HOOD, Texas — The U.S. Army’s III Armored Corps announced Sept. 22 the fall 2017 deployment to Afghanistan for the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, III Armored Corps, stationed here.

As part of the regular rotation of forces, the 504th MI Brigade will replace the 525th MI Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, to support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

“The Soldiers of the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade stand ready to assume command of the theater’s ground and aerial intelligence assets, and this is a mission we have trained hard to accomplish,” said Col. Laura L. Knapp, 504th MI Brigade commander. “I am confident in the abilities of our “Always Ready” Soldiers to provide critical intelligence collection and analysis support in Afghanistan for Operation Resolute Support.”

For more information contact the 504th MI Brigade Public Affairs Officer, Capt. Kevin Sandell, at [email protected] or by phone at (254) 258-9077.