January 25 2010
The U.K. Ministry of Defense has announced a unit rotation for its forces in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.
The 4th Mechanized Brigade will replace the 11 Light Brigade in April 2010 as the lead British unit in Helmand.
The U.K. will maintain a total of 9,500 troops in the region.
Headquarters 6 (U.K.) Division will remain as Headquarters Regional Command (South). The 4th Mechanized Brigade will command most units operating in Afghanistan.
The British 16 Air...
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