Commander of 82nd Airborne Division to deploy to Afghanistan

The 82nd Airborne Division’s commander, Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue, is headed to Afghanistan as U.S. military leaders are in communication with the Taliban, Pentagon officials said Tuesday. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby announced last week that a brigade combat team of between 3,500 to 4,000 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division would deploy from Fort Bragg to remain on standby in Kuwait and provide security at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul if needed. … Continue reading Commander of 82nd Airborne Division to deploy to Afghanistan