Arrival Date Pushed Back

The arrival date for Fort Knox’s Infantry Brigade Combat Team has been pushed back, even as the Army speeds up the unit’s formation.

The 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division was scheduled to form at Fort Knox in 2008 but the Army announced Wed., Dec. 20, that the Infantry Brigade Combat Team would be formed in April but that the facilities at Fort Knox are not ready.

The Brigade will be formed in Fort Hood, Texas and then transferred to the Kentucky base in 2009.