Global Operations

Program Manager 256-895-1709

Published Oct. 7, 2015
Updated: Aug. 29, 2020


The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s Global Operations (OEG) Division within the Ordnance and Explosives Directorate provides global support for unexploded ordnance (UXO) and minefield clearance, munitions disposal, environmental services, and facilities maintenance and repair services. Small teams of program and technical specialists are deployed to establish an in-country presence and to provide project oversight and are supported by a full cadre of engineers and contracting personnel.

Ongoing Projects

Operation Task Force Power, Afghanistan and CENTCOM AOR – Performing low-voltage electrical inspections (600 volts and below) and fire assessment and training requirements of all U.S. Forces-occupied facilities within the CENTCOM AOR specifically Jordan, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Qatar.

Environmental Footprint Reduction (EFR) Afghanistan – Providing environmental footprint reduction operations and supporting activities throughout Afghanistan is a result of the drawdown of military operations in Afghanistan. Due to the drawdown of military operations in Afghanistan many camps and bases throughout Afghanistan are being returned in whole or part to their original environmental condition.

Environmental Response Teams (ERT) Afghanistan – Providing environmental response and hazardous material disposition at numerous bases and facilities located throughout Afghanistan.

Task Force SAFE (Safety Actions Fire and Electrical) Central Command (CENTCOM) Electrical and Fire Safety. Teams operating in Kuwait and Jordan, Iraq have identified and mitigated Urgent Life Health and Safety and Priority deficiencies ensuring the safety of all U.S. Personnel.

MSAB Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Clearance – Azraq, Jordan. Supported Command – AFCENT. The mission for this project is to provide munitions response services consisting of Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC) and Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH) clearances. This includes munitions debris and range-related debris from specified areas for the Muwaffaq Sulti Air Base (MSAB) Az Raq, Jordan, in advance of future MILCON construction activities at the air base that began March 2018. Work is in support of USACE Middle District MILCON construction effort for U.S. Air Force Central and U.S. Air Force Civil Engineering Center.

Download the Global Operations fact sheet PDF here.

(as of August 2020)