FORT HOOD (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas — Leaders from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team “Blackjack” will conduct a welcome home ceremony and uncase their brigade colors during a ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 25 at 9 p.m. on Cooper Field here.
This is the final flight of Blackjack Troopers to arrive from Korea after their rotation there.
Blackjack Troopers are returning to Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) after a nine-month rotation on the Korean peninsula, where they worked and trained side-by-side with their Republic of Korea Army counterparts.
Their mission was threefold: to deter North Korean aggression, increase combat readiness, and strengthen the U.S. and Republic of Korea alliance.
Media wishing to attend this event should RSVP to Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwell via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 254-661-0155.
Attending media will meet their escort at the Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) Visitors Center media parking area on T.J. Mills Blvd no later than 8 p.m. Sunday evening, Feb. 25.
NOTE: Flight arrival times are subject to change and media who RSVP will be updated to any changes as needed.