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    Default Fort Carson Unit Headed to Possible Showdown with Islamic State.

    Stars and Stripes | Feb 14, 2015 | by Tom Roeder
    As Congress mulls America's war with the Islamic State terror group, more than 4,000 Fort Carson soldiers prepared Thursday to leave Colorado for Kuwait, where they will take over as America's largest ground force in the troubled region.
    The 3rd Brigade Combat Team bid farewell to the post in a ceremony and will head off soon to serve as U.S. Central Command's Reserve force in the Middle East - the first soldiers into battle if a major combat force is used to battle Islamic State fighters.


    The unit is Fort Carson's heaviest force, armed with M1 tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles. Many of its soldiers are veterans of one or more of the brigade's four combat tours in Iraq.
    "We're no strangers to deployment," the brigade's commander, Col. Greg Sierra told a crowd gathered for the ceremony.....more
    http://www.military.com/daily-news/2...l?ESRC=army.nl

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    Default Re: Fort Carson Unit Headed to Possible Showdown with Islamic State.

    Sounds like boots on the ground. God watch over them.

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    Default Re: Fort Carson Unit Headed to Possible Showdown with Islamic State.

    QRF in Kuwait, a fate worse than death.
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    Default Re: Fort Carson Unit Headed to Possible Showdown with Islamic State.

    Godspeed!

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    Default Re: Fort Carson Unit Headed to Possible Showdown with Islamic State.

    Quote Originally Posted by SOWT View Post
    QRF in Kuwait, a fate worse than death.
    This......

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    Godspeed!
    ....and this.



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