Here’s a look at the status of the 10 inactivating BCTs:
4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, was inactivated in October. Soldiers transitioned to 1st, 2nd and 3rd BCTs within the 1st Cavalry Division, all at Fort Hood.
4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., was inactivated in March. Soldiers transferred to 3rd SBCT, 2nd Infantry on the same post.
4th BCT, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky., inactivated in April. Soldiers transferred to the division’s 1st and 3rd BCTs. Soldiers were not required to move off Fort Campbell.
4th BCT, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., will inactivate in June. Soldiers will be moved to the 82nd Airborne’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd BCTs.
3rd BCT, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Knox, Ky., will inactivate in July. The brigade, the only BCT on Fort Knox, returned from Afghanistan in March. It will case its colors May 21, said Col. Bill Ostlund, the brigade commander.
3rd BCT, 10th Mountain Division will inactivate in the fall. Soldiers in this Fort Drum, N.Y.-based brigade will transfer to the division’s 1st and 2nd BCTs.
2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga., will inactivate in winter 2015. Soldiers will transfer to the 1st and 4th BCTs of the 3rd Infantry Division.
2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colo., will inactivate in winter 2015. Soldiers will be reassigned to the division’s 4th BCT and 2nd Infantry Division’s 2nd and 3rd SBCTs at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. This means some soldiers will have to be moved from Colorado to Washington.
3rd BCT, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas, will inactivate in spring 2015. Soldiers will be moved to the 2nd and 4th BCTs of the 1st Armored Division, and the 3rd Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood.
4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kan., will inactivate in summer 2015. Soldiers will be reassigned to the division’s 1st and 2nd BCTs and 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell. This requires some soldiers to move from Kansas to Kentucky.
06 May 2014
The draw-down is in full effect.
Posted by Brant at 05:19