FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) – Fort Carson’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team is being formally de-activated, culminating a process announced a year and a half ago.

A ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday at the post outside Colorado Springs.

The Army said in June 2013 the brigade was among a dozen being de-activated in a restructuring.

The loss was partly offset by the addition of a helicopter brigade at Fort Carson. Some of the 2nd Brigade soldiers joined other brigades that were expanding.

The brigade was part of the 4th Infantry Division. It was created in 1917 at Camp Greene, North Carolina. It has been de-activated and re-activated several times since then.

The brigade fought in World War I, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. The brigade’s last deployment was to Kuwait in support of operations in Afghanistan.

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