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4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

The 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade has a dual mission. The first is to train soldiers, the 5th Engineer Battalion, the 94th Engineer Battalion, and the 92nd Military Police Battalion, for conflicts. The other is to prepare for its role as Task Force Operations for the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) consequence management response force (CCMRF), with its remaining forces, the 193rd Brigade Support Battalion, the 94th Signal Company, and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Maneuver Enchancement Brigade, and a myriad of other forces from around the country.

On 16 October, 2008, the United States Army activated its second maneuver enchancement brigade, the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The 4th Maneuver Enchancement Brigade was designed as a command and control headquarters with a robust multifunctional brigade staff that was optimized to conduct maneuver support (MANSPT) operations. The mission of the 4th Maneuver Enchancement Brigade was to conduct maneuver support operations, support area operations, consequence management operations, and stability operations for the supported force.

The 4th Maneuver Enchancement Brigade was placed under the administrative control of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas, and consisted of 3 organic units: its Headquarters and Headquarters Company, the 193rd Brigade Support Battalion, and the 94th Signal Company. The Brigade also had Training and Readiness Authority (TRA) for 3 FORSCOM battalions on the installation: the 5th Engineer Battalion, the 94th Engineer Battalion and the 92nd Military Police Battalion.

As of 1 October 2009, the US Army assigned the organic elements of the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade to the Joint Task Force Civil Support, as a part of the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) mission. Between 2009 and 2010, the 4th Maneuver Enchancement Brigade redeployed and deployed several units, battalions and numerous smaller echelon units, including 2-3 person teams, into theaters theaters of operations throughout the world. Units from the Brigade participated in multiple training exercises, and some went to the National Training Center and the Joint Maneuver Training Center.




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