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Release No: 987-09
December 17, 2009

Army Announces Force Structure Actions at Fort Lewis, Wash.

                The Army announced today the planned activation of the 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. This force structure action represents a net increase of 432 military authorizations and four civilian authorizations at Fort Lewis, Wash., and two civilian authorizations at Yakima Training Center, Wash. Implementation of these changes is expected to be completed in August 2011.
                For more information, contact Lt. Col. Lee Packnett, 703-614-2487, Army Public Affairs.

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