Fort Bragg will become home to the active-duty Army’s only conventional civil affairs battalion today.
The 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion, which has been stationed at Bragg since 2012, will become the last unit of its kind when the Fort Hood, Texas-based 85th Civil Affairs Brigade inactivates today.
The brigade will disband four of its battalions, which are spread across the United States. Only the 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion will remain from the unit. It will be realigned under the 16th Military Police Brigade.
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