Civilian Labor Group
Civilian Labor Group or CLG are organisations of German or other European nationals employed by the US Army in Europe. They often wear American fatigues or a blue uniform with various insignia identifying them as CLG members.
The Labor Service Units were created during to support Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949. With the creation of the Bundeswehr in 1955, the Labor Service Units were renamed Civilian Labor Groups. The units performed a variety of functions such as Signals, Construction, Bridging, and Security. One CLG was assigned to the US Army's 565th Engineer Battalion.
- Insignia of the CLGs
- 6970th Civilian Support Center
- 6900th Civilian Support Center
- 6981st CSG
- Labor Service/Troops list of references
- History of the U.S. Forces in Germany Labor Service and Civilian Support Organization