22 December 2009

US Army Announces Force Changes

First, there's a new SF battalion going into Ft Lewis

The Army announced today the planned activation of the 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group.�This force structure action represents a net increase of 432 military authorizations and four civilian authorizations at Fort Lewis, Wash., and two civilian authorizations at Yakima Training Center, Wash.
Implementation of these changes is expected to be completed in August 2011.

And there's some signal guys being spread around, as well

The 7th Signal Command (Theater) will activate at Fort Gordon, Ga.
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 106th Signal Brigade will activate at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 93rd Signal Brigade will activate at Fort Eustis, Va.

The 7th Signal Command will extend LandWarNet capabilities to operating and generating forces in support of U.S.-based information-enabled expeditionary operations in support of the Grow the Army Initiative.

By: Brant

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