Media Advisory: Media invited to Atlantic Resolve ceremony in Poland

Feb. 5, 2019

ZAGAN, Poland – The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, will transfer authority with 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, during a ceremony Feb. 12, 1:30 p.m., at the Zagan Cultural Palace. 

The ceremony officially recognizes the beginning of the fourth iteration of an armored brigade combat team in support of Atlantic Resolve. 

The ceremony indicates the newest unit, also known as the “Devil Brigade,” is fully mission capable after transporting its tanks, vehicles and other equipment from its home station of Fort Riley, Kansas, to Poland. 

The occasion also signifies that the outgoing unit, and its more than 3,000 Soldiers, can now return home to Fort Hood, Texas. 

Media interested in attending the ceremony must email Maj. Lloyd Bedford at by 5 p.m., Feb. 9, and provide the following information: 

1. Reporter’s Full Name and Organization
2. Phone Number and E-mail Address
3. Citizenship

*Please note that all activities will be conducted in English and no translator will be available.

For more information please contact Maj. Lloyd Bedford at +49 015-229-864-526, or

The deployment of ready, combat-credible U.S. forces to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve is evidence of the strong and unremitting U.S. commitment to NATO and Europe. Through continuous, multinational training and security cooperation activities, Atlantic Resolve builds readiness, increases interoperability and enhances the bond between ally and partner militaries. For more information, visit or email