Wounded Transition Battalion in Europe inactivates, reorganizes under new office

Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.   U.S. ARMY
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Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. ARMY
Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.   U.S. ARMY
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Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. ARMY
Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.   U.S. ARMY
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Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. ARMY
Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.   U.S. ARMY
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Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. ARMY
Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.   U.S. ARMY
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Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. ARMY
Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.   U.S. ARMY
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Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. ARMY
Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.   U.S. ARMY
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Col. Lawrence Burns, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leigh Perry, case the unit colors during the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe inactivation ceremony May 5, 2016 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. ARMY

Wounded Transition Battalion in Europe inactivates, reorganizes under new office

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published: May 06, 2016

Wounded soldiers leaving the Army from Europe will no longer be assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, which was inactivated during a ceremony Thursday at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

The responsibility to get wounded or sick troops back to the States now falls to the Warrior Transition Office. And instead of those soldiers being assigned to the battalion-level unit, they will remain with their parent units during the process.

To read more, visit Stripes.com.

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