The Pueblo Chieftain says the top civilian overseeing the proposed expansion of the Pinon Canyon training site has been temporarily reassigned amid an administrative investigation.
The Chieftain quoted Army officials as saying the reassignment of Tom Warren has nothing to do with the proposed expansion.
No details of the investigation were immediately available. An Army spokeswoman didn't immediately return a call from The Associated Press Thursday. A phone message left for Warren wasn't immediately returned.
Soldiers from Fort Carson train at the 370-square-mile Pinon Canyon site in southeast Colorado. The Army once proposed expanding the site to more than 1,000 square miles but has since scaled that back to about 525 square miles.
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