US Soldiers From 101st Airborne to Deploy to Ukraine

Their mission will be to advise and assist Ukrainian armed forces in developing the Yavoriv Combat Training Center in the western part of the country

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08.04.2019
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American soldiers with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will deploy to Ukraine within days, ArmyTimes reported.

About 150 soldiers will deploy in mid-April, according to a Friday release from the 101st Airborne, and they are expected to be gone for nine months. They will replace the Tennessee National Guard’s 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, which has been in Ukraine since last summer.

Soldiers from each of the brigade’s seven battalions will form Task Force Carentan. They are scheduled to case their colors April 12 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Their mission will be to advise and assist Ukrainian armed forces in developing the Yavoriv Combat Training Center in the western part of the country.

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Source ArmyTimes
date 08.04.2019
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