So the 48th Infantry Brigade of Georgia will be affiliated with the Army's 3rd Infantry Division. Back in 1990 when the 24th Infantry Division at Fort Stewart deployed for Desert Shield/Storm the 48th Brigade did not deploy with them even though they were in actuality the 24th Divisions 3rd Brigade. The reason was they were not combat ready. Same thing with the 1st Cavalry Division's National Guard "Round Out" Brigade during Desert Storm. These 2 Division's were eventually given active duty brigade to fill them out for combat, but what I am saying is this has been tried before, and it failed miserably. During the Cold War many CONUS based Army Divisions had only 2 ground brigades, with a Guard Brigade assigned in case of war.
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