FORSCOM Commander Visits Forward Team At Fort Bragg

By Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)October 29, 2010

General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command is welcomed to the site of the command's lead element at Fort Bragg, N.C., by Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), Oct. 28, 2010. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of the Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command is welcomed to the site of the command's lead element at Fort Bragg, N.C., by Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), Oct. 28, 2010. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of the Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, and Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), walk to the site of the former Bowley Elementary School at Fort Bragg, N.C., Oct. 28, 2010. The site has been renovated to serve as temporary work space for staff members during the relocation of the commands' headquarters from Fort McPherson, Ga.,  to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011, as directed by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation.  The unit guidon in the foreground signifies the location of the FORSCOM (Forward) Command Post.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, and Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), walk to the site of the former Bowley Elementary School at Fort Bragg, N.C., Oct. 28, 2010. The site has been renovated to serve as temporary work space for staff members during the relocation of the commands' headquarters from Fort McPherson, Ga., to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011, as directed by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation. The unit guidon in the foreground signifies the location of the FORSCOM (Forward) Command Post. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Ted Kientz, U.S. Army Forces Command liaison officer, informs General James D. Thurman, commanding general, FORSCOM, that construction of the new FORSCOM/U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters complex at Fort Bragg, N.C, is on schedule, Oct. 28, 2010. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of each command's headquarters to Fort Bragg, by Sept. 15, 2011.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Ted Kientz, U.S. Army Forces Command liaison officer, informs General James D. Thurman, commanding general, FORSCOM, that construction of the new FORSCOM/U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters complex at Fort Bragg, N.C, is on schedule, Oct. 28, 2010. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of each command's headquarters to Fort Bragg, by Sept. 15, 2011. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs (Forward)) VIEW ORIGINAL
General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command listens as Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), discusses key points about preparations for the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011.  Garrett leads the team responsible for setting the conditions for a successful arrival of the command's main body beginning in March, 2011.
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command listens as Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), discusses key points about preparations for the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011. Garrett leads the team responsible for setting the conditions for a successful arrival of the command's main body beginning in March, 2011. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Major General Rodney O. Anderson (left), deputy commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, and Col. Mason W. Thornal, Task Force Bragg chief of staff, discuss relocation issues with General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, during an Oct. 28, 2010, briefing at the FORSCOM (Forward) command post at Fort Bragg, N.C. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of the Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major General Rodney O. Anderson (left), deputy commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, and Col. Mason W. Thornal, Task Force Bragg chief of staff, discuss relocation issues with General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, during an Oct. 28, 2010, briefing at the FORSCOM (Forward) command post at Fort Bragg, N.C. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of the Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, listens as Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), updates him about preparations at the command\'s forward command post,Oct. 28, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of the Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011.
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – General James D. Thurman, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, listens as Ronna Rowe Garrett, officer in charge, FORSCOM (Forward), updates him about preparations at the command\'s forward command post,Oct. 28, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Legislation directed the closure of the Fort McPherson, Ga., and relocation of Headquarters, FORSCOM to Fort Bragg by Sept. 15, 2011. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL