ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- The Defense Non-Tactical Generator and Rail Equipment Center, known as DGRC, will relocate from Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, to Anniston Army Depot in Alabama, the Department of Army announced Sept. 26, 2017.
DGRC is the Department of Defense's sole capability for depot-level repair and maintenance of rail stock, rail equipment, and large scale non-tactical generator equipment. DGRC services the Army's, Air Force's and Navy's nationwide rail fleet.
Though physically housed in northern Utah, Anniston Army Depot has overseen the DGRC mission since 2000.
DGRC employs 33 civilian personnel; those positions will relocate to Anniston Army Depot.
"The workforce has been the success of that mission, and we want to ensure a smooth transition for impacted employees," said Depot Commander Col. Joel Warhurst.
DGRC is being relocated to facilitate Air Force and state plans to use the space on Hill Air Force Base for development under an Air Force enhanced use lease and public highway use.