FORT CARSON, Colo. – The Pentagon on Thursday denied a statement by a former high-ranking Army official that more than 6,000 soldiers from Fort Carson, Colorado, will be deployed to Afghanistan.
Patrick Murphy, who was acting secretary of the Army under former President Barack Obama, said in a speech at Fort Carson on Thursday that two units from 4th Infantry Division were headed to Afghanistan, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported.
Army Col. Pat Seiber said later that no scheduled deployments are imminent for soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division.
It wasn’t immediately clear what Murphy had based his statement on.
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