The Red River Army Depot on Wednesday announced plans for layoffs in February due to completion of work such as military vehicle and rocket system repairs. A news release says changes in troop strength and budget requirements translate to workload reductions and personnel adjustments.
More than 4,000 people work at the Red River Army Depot -- making it the largest employer in Bowie County. The complex is located near Hooks, about 15 miles from the Texas border with Arkansas.
The depot has established a transition support center, with assistance from both states, to help laid-off employees.
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