While a surprise order from President Donald Trump has top brass from the Pentagon scrambling to come up with a plan to pull 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria, a large Fort Hood unit deployed to help destroy the Islamic State group and winding down its nine-month deployment is still in the fight.

Some elements of Fort Hood’s 3rd Cavalry Regiment, currently deployed to Iraq, have been in Syria during the current deployment, assisting in the coalition against ISIS, Fort Hood officials confirmed.

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