11th Signal Brigade HQ moving to Fort Hood





FORT HUACHUCA — For nearly a half century the 11th Signal Brigade headquarters has been associated with this southern Arizona Army post in some form or another, first as the 11th Signal Group which arrived in 1966.

But on Feb. 18, the Department approved the relocation of the approximately 100 personnel headquarters to Fort Hood, Texas.

The local announcement was made Monday.

However, the brigade’s 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, consisting of nearly 500 people, will remain on Fort Huachuca, according to the 11th’s public affairs noncommissioned officer Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold.

The brigade headquarters returned from a deployment to Afghanistan late last year.




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Incadove93 on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 9:42am

Another blow to the Fort and the local community… This is not good news at
all! We need some sort of industry here that is not government/military
 dependent.