FORT HOOD, Texas — More than 200 Troopers from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team are scheduled to depart Fort Hood on Saturday for their rotation in Europe.

This is the first major flight out since the brigade cased its colors on May 9.

The Ironhorse brigade is beginning a nine-month rotation, primarily based in Germany, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

More information about the Atlantic Resolve mission can be found here: http://www.eur.army.mil/AtlanticResolve.

Media wishing to cover this group of Soldiers departure should RSVP to Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwell via email at jacob.s.caldwell.mil@mail.mil or by phone at 254-661-0155.

Gate time for this event is 7 a.m. at the Fort Hood Visitors Center media parking area on T.J. Mills Blvd. This event should be concluded by 9 a.m.