Sgt. Levi Pierre-Louis, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participates in a training exercise July 3, 2013, at Fort Hood. President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday, May 27, 2014, for keeping nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after this year. The Defense Department said about 2,400 Fort Hood soldiers from two units are set to deploy to Afghanistan this summer.

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