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    Armor to arrive in Poland for back-to-back rotation

    GDANSK, Poland – Tanks, trucks and other equipment are scheduled to arrive in Germany and Poland in mid-September as another rotational U.S. Army armored brigade takes up the mission to provide a continuous presence across Eastern Europe.

    Troops and equipment from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, out of Fort Riley, Kansas, will replace the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, which has been in Europe for nine months in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

    Track and wheeled vehicles and other equipment will arrive in Gdansk, Poland, and Bremerhaven, Germany, around September 13 and September 14, respectively.

    Media are invited to observe the offload and movement of equipment in Gdansk on September 13 at 9:30 a.m., which will be followed by a question and answer session with U.S. and Polish military leaders.

    Questions and media accreditation information can be sent to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs Office at: +49 (0) 631-413-8184 or by email to: douglas.l.magill.civ@mail.mil or jacob.a.mcdonald4.mil@mail.mil. When responding, please provide the following information: full name, phone number, email, organization, citizenship, place of birth, date of birth and passport number in order to coordinate gate access. On the date of the media event, please bring your passport and press credentials. Deadline for submitting media accreditation information is Tuesday, September 5 at 5 p.m.

    Note: Times are subject to change. In the event that offload times change, you will be provided an updated meeting time via email and/or phone.

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    Date Taken: 08.28.2017
    Date Posted: 08.31.2017 09:26
    Story ID: 246694
    Location: GDANSK, PL 

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