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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 543-09
July 23, 2009

Force Structure Actions at Fort Carson Announced

                The Department of the Army announced today the planned activations of the 46th Engineer Detachment, 615th Engineer Company, and the 52nd Engineer Battalion Headquarters at Fort Carson, Colo.  These force structure actions support the 2007 “Grow the Army” initiative.

 

                The Army will also activate the 80th Engineer Team, 40th Quartermaster Team, and realign the 230th Finance Company, 576th Engineer Company, and the 59th Quartermaster Company at Fort Carson as part of integrated force structure changes that support the Army’s transformation and modularity plan.

 

                These combined actions represent an increase of 431 military authorizations and no change in Army civilian authorizations at Fort Carson.  These force structure actions will be completed by April 16, 2010.

 

                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.