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Transition to combat duty


Last updated 9/1/2021 at 9:47am

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, held a Casing of the Colors ceremony Monday on Founder’s Field.

The casing of the colors is a traditional ceremony held by the U.S. Army, which is conducted to officially signify the transition of the units from Garrison Duty to Combat Duty.

The 1st SBCT will replace the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, in Iraq as part of a regular rotation of forces to support the United States’ commitment to Operation Inherent Resolve.


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