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Catalog Number RG 6.05-03
Object Name Documents
Scope & Content This box of the 7th Infantry Division Records includes materials regarding the move of the 7th Infantry Division to Fort Lewis, Washington. Subject matter includes newspaper articles, news releases, as well as Operation Just Cause and Operation Quicksilver.
Documents regarding the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Los Angeles address the 7th Infantry Division and Fort Ord's potential deployment to the riots taking place. A report on the matter outlines the timeline of deployment of federal troops, including the 7th ID.

News releases on the subject of the inactivation of the 7th ID at Fort Ord note that other units at the base will also become inactive or move to other installations. A family relocation guide is also included, which provides information on the move from Fort Ord to Fort Lewis.

The 1990 Operation Quicksilver organization and tasking memo provides the outline for the movement of the 7th Infantry Division (Light) and closure of Fort Ord.The memo includes planning tasks required of the unit prior to the move, consisting of individual/sections responsibilities and dates of actions.

The Fort Ord Base-Wide Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study was conducted under contract to complete an 8 week site review with the purpose of developing a comprehensive list of areas of concern. The list included sites where the storage of disposal of hazardous materials or waster might have contaminated the environment. Ecological, cultural, and hydrogeological settings for these hazardous materials/waste sites and surrounding areas were also examined. Study zones were the Fort Ord landfill, beach ranges, firing ranges, housing zones, motor pool, maintenance areas, service stations, etc.

The date range of these documents is 1989 to 1993.
Title 7th Infantry Division Records
Collection 7th Infantry Division Records
Year Range from 1989
Year Range to 1993
Accession number RG 6.05
Extent of Description .5 cu - 2 cubic feet total collection