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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 579-09
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 04, 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.

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=12874



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