Salazar headed back to Iraq

Former 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team commander Col. Steven L. Salazar, who has been selected to be promoted to brigadier general, is heading back to Iraq.

Salazar, who led the brigade from July 2003 through its deployment to Iraq in 2005, will become the commander of the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq.

He had been the deputy commander of Fort Carson, Colo.