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DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
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666th ARMY BAND

Constituted 30 September 1971 in the Virgin Islands Army National
Guard as the 666th Army Band.

Organized and Federally recognized 18 September 1974 at St. Croix


HOME STATION: St. Croix

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BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:




J. C. PENNINGTON
Brigadier General, USA
The Adjutant General









DEPARTMENTS OF THE ARMY AND THE AIR FORCE
NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
111 SOUTH GEORGE MASON DRIVE
ARLINGTON, VA 22204-1382



NGB-ARF-T (71-32c) 7 August 2000
ORGANIZATIONAL AUTHORITY
NUMBER 140-00

SUBJECT: Redesignation of 666th Army Band

The Adjutant General, Virgin Islands 7 August 2000


1. Under the provisions of title 32 United States Code, Section 104, and with the consent
of the Governor, the troop allotment to the Virgin Islands is changed as indicated below
effective 7 August 2000.

2. By authority of the Secretary of the Army and under the provisions of NGR 10-1, the
Chief, National Guard Bureau, authorizes the redesignation of the federally recognized
units named below on 7 August 2000.



NEW UNIT

73rd Army Band
(- Det 1)
St Thomas, VI
00801
FIR 18 Sep 74
WTQAAA

Det 1, 73rd Army Band
St Croix, VI
00850
FIR 29 Nov 91
WTQAA1


ACTION

Redesignation

OLD UNIT

666th Army Band
(- Det 1)
St Thomas, VI
00801
FIR 18 Sep 74
WTQAAA

Det 1, 666th Army Band
St Croix, VI
00850
FIR 29 Nov 91
WTQAA1


a. This letter constitutes authority to redesignate the units listed above on 7 August 2000 under the appropriate authorization document.
b. This authority is invalid until such time as the above units have been federally
recognized or until such time as withdrawn by the Chief, National Guard Bureau.






JAMES A. BARRINEAU, JR
Colonel, GS
Chief, Force Management Division

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