327th INFANTRY – History – Afghanistan

Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

In January of 2002, the 101st Airborne was deployed to Afghanistan to relieve the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit in support of operations to destroy the Al Qaeda terrorist network and the Taliban regimen of Afghanistan. On March 2nd, 1 soldier was killed and several wounded during a raid on a terrorist cave complex near Gardez Afghanistan. Today, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is made up of the following units: