Fort Drum to deploy 630 military personnel to Afghanistan this winter

Published 09/25 2013 07:24AM

Updated 09/25 2013 07:28AM

Watertown (WSYR-TV) - The Department of Defense announced that 630 personnel from Fort Drum will be deployed to Afghanistan this winter.

The DOD said the 630 personnel from the 10th Mountain Division will serve in Division Headquarters.

In the release by the DOD, it says the personnel deployed along with six other units from other bases will “rotate in winter 2013-2014 in support of the combatant commander’s mission requirements.”

NewsChannel 9 has contacted officials with the 10th Mountain Division and will bring you more details when they become available.

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