Army announces upcoming rotations to Korea, Europe, Middle East

By Ethan Sterenfeld / December 16, 2021 at 2:57 PM

The Army announced today upcoming rotations of three brigades to South Korea, Europe and the Middle East.

All three brigades come from the service’s active-duty component, and they will deploy in the second quarter of fiscal year 2022.

The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, from Ft. Bliss, TX, will replace that division’s 3rd ABCT in South Korea, according to the Army’s announcement.

The 3rd ABCT, 4th Infantry Division, from Ft. Carson, CO, will replace the 1st ABCT, 1st Infantry Division in Europe. There, it will support NATO allies.

The 1st Infantry BCT, 10th Mountain Division, from Ft. Drum, NY, will replace the 1st Stryker BCT, 4th Infantry Division, on a deployment to the Middle East. The infantry brigade will support Operation Inherent Resolve, the campaign against ISIS.

Each deployment was described as “part of a regular rotation of forces” in the Army announcement.