April 27 2012
The U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division has taken command of military operations in eastern Afghanistan, reports the Army News Service.
The division assumed command of Regional Command-East last week from the 1st Cavalry Division, which has wrapped up a year-long tour.
A ceremony was held at Bagram Airfield.
Operating as Combined Joint Task Force-1, the division will command about 32,000 coalition combat troops, including five U.S. brigade combat teams and personnel from nine...
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