May 21, 2010
The Department of the Army announced today the planned inactivations of the 82nd Quartermaster Detachment (Water Purification) and the 506th Quartermaster Company at Fort Lee, Va.
These stationing actions represent a decrease of 455 military authorizations. These stationing actions are expected to be completed in August 2011.
The 82nd Quartermaster Detachment provides general support to bulk water purification facilities for corps and theater Army area units. The 506th Quartermaster Company provides liaison and coordination support for bulk petroleum to the United States, allied forces and the host nation.
These reductions are part of the effort to achieve the Army's goal of rebalancing the force and reducing over-structure. The personnel authorizations will be utilized to fulfill other Army requirements, while still maintaining the authorized end strength of 547,400.
There will be no changes to civilian authorizations.