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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 586-09
August 06, 2009

Army Announces Force Structure Actions

                The Department of the Army announced today a series of planned unit activations, inactivations, and realignments at four installations.  These force structure and stationing actions will result in a decrease of 387 soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., a decrease of 432 at Fort Campbell, Ky., an increase of 454 at Fort Carson, Colo., and an increase of 274 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; and will continue until complete in October 2011.

 

                At Fort Bragg:

 

                Units to activate:

                                102nd Engineer Sapper Company

                                137th Engineer Sapper Company

                                919th Engineer Support Company

                                738th Engineer Support Company

                                919th Engineer Support Company

                                44th Medical Brigade

                                49th Quartermaster Tactical Water Distribution Platoon

 

                Units to inactivate:

                                186th Quartermaster Company

                                600th Quartermaster Company

                                612th Quartermaster Company

                                44th Medical Command

                                1st Contingency Planning Team

                                270th Signal Company

 

                Units to realign:

                                307th Engineer Battalion

                                101st Chemical Company

                                503rd Ordnance Company

                                11th Quartermaster Company

                                364th Quartermaster Supply Company

                                647th Quartermaster Company

                                127th Quartermaster Company

                                528th Medical Detachment

                                108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade Headquarters, XVIII Airborne Corps

 

                At Fort Campbell:

 

                Units to inactivate:

                                196th Quartermaster Detachment

                                2-44th Maneuver and Air Missile Defense Battalion

                                106th Transportation, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment

 

                Unit to realign:

                                305th Supply Company

 

                At Fort Carson:

 

                Units to activate:

                                247th Quartermaster Company

                                497th Engineer Company

                                544th Engineer Company

                                40th Engineer Detachment

 

                Units to realign:

                                230th Finance Company

                                148th Military Police Detachment

 

                At Fort Leavenworth:

 

                Units to activate:

                                40th Military Police Battalion

                                165th Military Police Company

 

                These stationing actions are a part of integrated force structure changes that support the Army’s transformation requirements and “Grow the Army” initiative.  The force structure actions will result in no change in Army civilian authorizations at each installation.

 

                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.

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