FORT HOOD — A battalion in the 1st Cavalry Division will begin a rotational deployment to South Korea on Feb. 1, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.
The division’s 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, will send about 800 “combat-ready” soldiers to Camps Hovey and Stanley, Republic of Korea, for nine months. This includes the entire battalion and its forward support company, said division spokesman Maj. Chris Brautigam.
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