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Fort Bragg soldiers headed to Afghanistan

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The brigade commander is under investigation following allegations of misconduct, the Army said. The brigade commander is under investigation following allegations of misconduct, the Army said.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -

Soldiers from Fort Bragg are about to be deployed overseas.

About 1,725 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division based at Fort Bragg will be sent to Afghanistan as part of a rotation of United States forces in the region, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

Going overseas will be the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade of the 82nd Airborne in the fall.

Also being deployed are 1,000 members of the 1st Brigade of the 101st Airborne and 900 members of the 3rd Brigade of the 101st.

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