US Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center

Global Operations

Program Manager 256-895-1709

Published Oct. 7, 2015

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 mine field 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 in the rear by a full cadre of engineers and contracting personnel.

Ongoing Projects

High Explosive Training Range Clearance (HETR) Afghanistan – Ranges used by U.S Forces Afghanistan (USAFOR-A) require evaluation and clearance to reduce the risks to US and Coalition Forces and civilian due to unexploded ordnance (UXO).

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 60 or more 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 153,093 Urgent and Priority deficiencies during FY17.

Camp Butler MILCON MMRP Removal Action – Primary site: Okinawa, Japan. The contractor has completed 13.16 acres of the 18.1 total acres requiring a 1 meter depth of clearance and have dug 64,365 anomalies.

MSAB Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Clearance – Azraq, Jordan. Supported Command – AFCENT. Work is in support of TAM Construction effort. UXO Clearance planned for 579,000 m2 with munitions ranging from M118 sub-munitions to MK82 bombs allowing for base expansion and new LSA on site. Awarded in September under WERs.



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Global Operations fact sheet

(As of September 2018)