New jobs may be coming to the Huntsville area

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A new command unit is preparing to relocate to Huntsville and it could help boost the local economy.

The United States Army's material command will transfer from Fort Belvoir, Virginia to a new headquarters on Redstone Arsenal next year.

That command is responsible for purchasing food, vehicles, weapons, and several other things for the army.

According to reports, the transfer could bring more than a thousand jobs to the Tennessee Valley.

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