The Department of the Army announced today a series of planned unit activations and conversions at Fort Riley, Kan. These force structure actions will result in a net increase of 288 military authorizations at Fort Riley. Implementation of these changes is expected to be completed in October 2011.
The 3rd Engineer Battalion, 538th Engineer Company, 510th Engineer Team, and 10th Engineer Team will activate and the 1st Ordnance Support Maintenance Company will convert to modular design.
These force structure actions are a part of the integrated force structure changes that support Army transformation. These actions are not expected to change Army civilian authorizations.
Point of contact for this notification is Lt. Col. Lee M. Packnett, (703) 614-2487, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Army.