Headed to Afghanistan

U.S. Army combat aviation brigade will be sent to Afghanistan in the spring as part of a buildup of forces to counter rising insurgent violence. Reuters reports Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will send about 2,800 soldiers will be equipped with both attack and transport helicopters.The brigade will join 20,000 troops requested by the U.S. military.Experts say the Taliban has been methodically en-circling, the Afghan capitol of Kabul trying to cut it off and