☷Red River supports container readiness effort
U.S. Army ( By Press Release office)
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Team members from DET 6 Army Reserves , Warren , Michigan as well as the Tank - automotive and Armaments Command and Red River Army Depot work together to inspect a 37x20 ft . container at Red River . The team spent three days on site at Red River inspecting and certifying Forward Repair Activity containers set for OCONUS deployment . RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT , Texas – As readiness remains a top priority , Red River Army Depot recently joined forces with Soldiers from the DET 6 Army Reserves in Warren , Michigan and the Tank - automotive and Armaments Command to inspect 37 Forward Repair Activity ( FRA ) containers . The team spent three days on site at Red River inspecting and certifying 37x20 ft . containers set for OCONUS deployment . “This container program is extremely important because it gives the Department of Defense the opportunity to track these containers at any given moment , ” said Robert Yates , Unit Mobilization Officer and Project Coordinator for Red River . “The overall mission to inspect the containers was very successful . ” According to Yates , each container has its own informational packet that ensures anyone who needs information about it can find it digitally . The container data information will be sent to Ft . Scott , Illinois to be uploaded to the Joint Container Management ( JCS ) website prior to deployment .
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