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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: September 23, 2011 4:42:12 PM CDT

Army to Recognize Civil Affairs Brigade

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The US Army will officially recognize a new brigade here during an activation ceremony scheduled Friday, Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. at III Corps Headquarters, Fort Hood, Texas. 

  The 85th Civil Affairs Brigade will become the first active duty civil affairs brigade for Forces Command (FORSCOM).  The brigade, made up of five regionally aligned battalions, will bear the responsibility of supporting conventional forces in garrison and deployed.

  The ceremony is open to Soldiers, Family members and invited guests.  Media interested in attending should contact 85th Civil Affairs Brigade Public Affairs Office no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.

Staff Sgt. Gregory Sanders

85th Civil Affairs Brigade PAO

Office: 254-287-1406

email:[email protected]


For more information contact:
85th Civil Affairs Brigade Public Affairs
Public Affairs
(254) 553-6690
85th Civil Affairs Brigade
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]