Monday, February 10, 2014
III Corps Departs Afghanistan
III Corps has been the nucleus of the ISAF Joint Command (IJC) for the past year. It is now departing for its home base of Fort Hood, Texas. III Corps will be replaced by 18th Airborne Corps from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The outgoing commander, LTG Mark Milley, provided some comments during his change of command about the situation in Afghanistan. He said that a lot of progress has been made but there certainly is more work left to do to include providing assistance to the Afghan National Security Force as they get ready for the presidential elections in April. Read more in "III Corps leaves Afghanistan", Killeen Daily Herald, February 9, 2014.