MEDIA ADVISORY: First Team Troopers to return from deployment to Afghanistan

FORT HOOD, Texas — Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters will be welcomed home during a ceremony scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2 at 12:15 a.m. on Cooper Field. This final flight of Soldiers is returning from a deployment to Train Advise Assist Command-South in Kandahar in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

The small contingent of Soldiers deployed from Fort Hood on Feb. 10, and were led by Brig. Gen. Miles Brown, Deputy Commanding General – Forward.

Media wishing to attend this event should RSVP by 2:30 p.m. Friday to Staff Sgt. Carolyn Hart via email at

Attending media should meet their escort at the Fort Hood Visitors Center media parking area on T.J. Mills Blvd. no later than 11:30 p.m. Friday evening on Nov. 1.

Soldiers will be available for interview about the groups mission after the ceremony.