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Fort Knox unit headed to Afghanistan

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- An Army unit from Fort Knox is among four units about to deploy to Afghanistan.  The 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division is sending about 2,200 soldiers to Afghanistan.

The unit's website says during a previous deployment to Afghanistan, members of the brigade conducted counter-insurgency operations and worked with Afghan forces.

The other units being deployed are the 2nd Cavalry Regiment out of Vilseck, Germany, the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, from Fort Hood, Texas, and the 4th Infantry Division Headquarters from Fort Carson, Colo. 

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