Soldiers deploy from Fort Drum to Afghanistan

Soldiers deploy from Fort Drum to Afghanistan
The 10th Mountain Division's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion deployed to Afghanistan as part of a regular troop rotation. (Source: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Gregory Muenchow)

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWNY) - It’s a sign things at Fort Drum are getting back to normal - deployments are happening.

Over the weekend, the 10th Mountain Division's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion deployed to Afghanistan as part of a regular troop rotation.

The 250 soldiers will support Afghan forces in Operation Freedom Sentinel.

Major General Brian Mennes, commander of the 10th Mountain Division, leads this deployment.

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