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Moon reserve unit to store its colors for move to Ft. Dix

| Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 12:00 p.m.

An Army Reserve support unit in Moon Township will mark its move to Fort Dix, N.J. with a color casing ceremony on Sunday.

The 99th Regional Support Command is being relocated under the military's Base Realignment and Closure initiatives.

The unit supports more than 210 Army Reserve units in five states. The 316th Sustainment Command has taken over the unit's facilities west of Pittsburgh and performs a similar function.

After its move to Fort Dix, the new 99th will oversee facility management for all Army Reserve units in a 13-state region along the Northeast seaboard.

In Sunday's ceremonies, the 99th's official flags, or colors, will be stored for the move to Fort Dix.

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