MEDIA ADVISORY: First Team Troopers return from deployment to Afghanistan

 

FORT HOOD, Texas — Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters will be welcomed home during a ceremony scheduled for Friday, Aug. 30 at 12:15 a.m. on Cooper Field. This first 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 to Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwell via email at jacob.s.caldwell.mil@mail.mil.

 

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. Thursday evening on Aug. 29.

 

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

 

Maj. Gen. Paul T. Calvert, 1st Cavalry Division commanding general, shakes hands of First Team Troopers from the division headquarters on Feb. 10, 2019 as they depart Fort Hood for their deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Maj. Gen. Paul T. Calvert, 1st Cavalry Division commanding general, shakes hands of First Team Troopers from the division headquarters on Feb. 10, 2019 as they depart Fort Hood for their deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Brig Gen. Miles Brown presents end of tour awards to Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarter earlier this month at Kandahar Airfield. The Troopers were deployed to Afghanistan in support of operation Freedom Sentinel.
Brig Gen. Miles Brown presents end of tour awards to Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarter earlier this month at Kandahar Airfield. The Troopers were deployed to Afghanistan in support of operation Freedom Sentinel.

 

Photo 01 – Maj. Gen. Paul T. Calvert, 1st Cavalry Division commanding general, shakes hands of First Team Troopers from the division headquarters on Feb. 10, 2019 as they depart Fort Hood for their deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan.

 

Photo 02 – Brig Gen. Miles Brown presents end of tour awards to Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarter earlier this month at Kandahar Airfield. The Troopers were deployed to Afghanistan in support of operation Freedom Sentinel.

 

Note: More images are available at the following web address: https://www.facebook.com/Division-Forward-Company-1st-Cav-580368835763615/