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Old 08-11-2008, 03:17 PM
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Default Does anyone know, if USA needs to send new troops..

Does anyone know, if USA needs to send new troops to Iraq after Georgia has pulled all hes 2000 out from there, or is that now so big consern?

What is the number of troops in iraq right now and does this 2000 mater anything? What assigment these 2000 troops have mostly in inraq?

On May 19, 2008, DoD announced additional major units scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, involving one division headquarters and seven brigade combat teams consisting of approximately 25,000 personnel. The deployment window for these units would begin in the fall and continue until the end of the year.Specific units receiving deployment orders include:
25th Infantry Division Headquarters, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
172nd Infantry Brigade, Schweinfurt, Germany
3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas

On May 19, 2008, DoD also announced the alert of additional major units scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The announcement involved four brigades from the Army National Guard who would have a security force mission and be assigned tasks to assure freedom of movement and continuity of operations in the country. Those tasks would include base defense and route security in Iraq and Kuwait. Deployments will involve approximately 14,000 personnel who were to begin deploying in the spring of 2009. Specific decisions made by the secretary of defense include:
72nd Brigade Combat Team, Texas National Guard
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard
256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana National Guard
278th Brigade Combat Team, Tennessee National Guard
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