Fort Riley’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team is deploying to the Republic of Korea for its 2020 rotation.
A deployment ceremony and casing of the brigade colors took place Thursday morning at the King Field House on Fort Riley. Colonel Phil Brooks spoke about the Dagger brigade team’s readiness, noting their dedicated ongoing training.
Colonel Thomas Murtha, Commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat team says they stand ready at all times.
The 2nd Armored brigade will replace the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division as part of a regular rotation of forces to support the U.S. commitment to Southeast Asia allies and partners. Upon completion of the nine-month training mission, the brigade will return to Fort Riley.
An exact date for when deployments will begin is unclear.