• From left, Col. Ivon Denton, Camp Atterbury incoming garrison commander; Maj. Gen. Omer Tooley, commander, Muscatatuck Center for Complex Operations; Maj. Donald McGhghy, Army Sustainment Command liaison at Camp Atterbury, James Deloach, Deployment Operations program manager for Army Materiel Command, and  Col. Jeff Wilson, ASC Plans and Exercises, senior Guard adviser, share in the ribbon cutting March 1 establishing Camp Atterbury as the processing center for all contractors including non-LOGCAP (Logistics Civilian Augmentation Program) contractors deploying and redeploying. (Photo by Sgt. Will Hill)

    From left, Col. Ivon Denton, Camp Atterbury...

    From left, Col. Ivon Denton, Camp Atterbury incoming garrison commander; Maj. Gen. Omer Tooley, commander, Muscatatuck Center for Complex Operations; Maj. Donald McGhghy, Army Sustainment Command liaison at Camp Atterbury, James Deloach, Deployment...

  • Maj. Donald McGhghy, Army Sustainment Command liaison at Camp Atterbury, and Maj. James Garlits, Individual Replacement Deployment Operation program manager, participate in ceremonial cake cutting at Camp Atterbury. (Photo by Sgt. Will Hill)

    Maj. Donald McGhghy, Army Sustainment Command...

    Maj. Donald McGhghy, Army Sustainment Command liaison at Camp Atterbury, and Maj. James Garlits, Individual Replacement Deployment Operation program manager, participate in ceremonial cake cutting at Camp Atterbury. (Photo by Sgt. Will Hill)

  • Maj. James Garlits, Individual Replacement Deployment Operation program manager, cuts a piece of cake in celebration of establishing Camp Atterbury as the processing center for all non-LOGCAP (Logistics Civilian Augmentation Program) contractors deploying and redeploying under the auspices of ASC. (Photo by Sgt. Will Hill)

    Maj. James Garlits, Individual Replacement...

    Maj. James Garlits, Individual Replacement Deployment Operation program manager, cuts a piece of cake in celebration of establishing Camp Atterbury as the processing center for all non-LOGCAP (Logistics Civilian Augmentation Program) contractors...

  • This cake symbolizes successful transition of contractors deploying/redeploying through the CONUS Readiness Center at Fort Benning, Ga., to Camp Atterbury, Ind. The changed stemmed from Headquarters, Department of the Army Executive Order 267-11. (Photo by Sgt. Will Hill)

    This cake symbolizes successful transition of...

    This cake symbolizes successful transition of contractors deploying/redeploying through the CONUS Readiness Center at Fort Benning, Ga., to Camp Atterbury, Ind. The changed stemmed from Headquarters, Department of the Army Executive Order 267-11...

CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. -- A March 1 ribbon-cutting ceremony 1 symbolically marked the point that all deploying and redeploying contractors will be processed here.

Previously, contractors processed through the CONUS Readiness Center at Fort Benning, Ga. The changed stemmed from Headquarters, Department of the Army Executive Order 267-11, effective Sept. 1, 2011.

The ceremony showcased successful the transition from Fort Benning.

As part of this program, the Army Sustainment Command established an element for all non-LOGCAP (Logistics Civilian Augmentation Program) contractors.

The five-day process includes educating, conducting medical examinations, providing proper equipment, and preparing contractors for deployment.

ASC is leveraging existing capabilities and capacity, teaming with Camp Atterbury, Medical Command, Dental Command, and Installation Management Command for support.

Since the program's inception at Camp Atterbury, 13,030 civilians, including contractors, have been processed. And as of Feb. 18, 5,751 civilians have deployed/redeployed in fiscal 2012, Atterbury officials said.

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