Greater than 200 items of kit from the U.S. Military Nationwide Guard’s 1st Battalion, 185th Infantry Regiment, primarily based in California, will off-load on the Gdynia, Poland, port facility in assist of the NATO Enhanced Ahead Presence mission from January 30 via February 14, 2022. Along with the arrival of the gear for 1-185, the port will even assist the add of kit from the third Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment in preparation for its return to the US. The three-161st is finishing a profitable nine-month deployment to Europe in assist of NATO’s EFP mission. Each battalions belong to the 81st Stryker Brigade Fight Staff which is comprised of models situated in Washington, Oregon, and California.

The gear arriving in Gdynia is in assist of the EFP Battlegroup-Poland, which is led by the US and contains troops from Croatia, Romania, and the UK. This can be a pre-planned, regular rotation of forces and is U.S. Military Europe and Africa’s tenth rotation deployed in assist of NATO’s Enhanced Ahead Presence. All actions of personnel and gear might be performed whereas adhering to the prevention and safety steering directed by the Division of Protection, Division of the Military, Facilities for Illness Management, our host nation governments, and native authorities to proactively mitigate the unfold of COVID-19. The well being, security, and safety of our personnel and people of our allies, companions, and native populations is a precedence.


The 185th Infantry Regiment is a unit of the US Military made up of troopers from the California Military Nationwide Guard, represented by the first Battalion, a part of the 81st Stryker Brigade Fight Staff. The 185th Infantry was first used for a unit that traced its lineage again to the sixth Infantry Battalion of the California Nationwide Guard. The final energetic unit of the previous 185th Infantry was the first Battalion, 185th Infantry, a part of the one hundredth Troop Command, headquartered in Moreno Valley, CA. Its increased headquarters, in flip, was the fortieth Infantry Division. This unit was disbanded in 2008. In 2016, the first Battalion of the 185th Armor Regiment was redesignated as the first Battalion of the 185th Infantry to type the present unit, which isn’t related to the earlier 185th Infantry.