Oregon National Guard Mobilized to Support NATO in Poland

Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment were formally mobilized for deployment during a ceremony held at Camp Withycombe, Clackamas, Oregon, on Jan. 2, 2022.

Approximately 120 Oregon National Guard Soldiers are deploying to Poland to support the European Deterrence Initiative as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

In April of 2021, nearly 130 members assigned to Alpha Troop deployed to Poland. 

The unit has been deployed in 2009 to Iraq and as part of the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) to Afghanistan in 2014. In 2015, 1-82 Cavalry was selected to participate in the West Coast Stryker Brigade Transformation and became part of the 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Headquarter in Washington State.