Ordnance and Explosives Directorate
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Kellie Williams, Huntsville Center safety manager, delivers her remarks during an award ceremony June 15. The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville received the Army's Safety and Occupational Health Star, making the organization the first in the Corps of Engineers to earn the award. (Photo by Elizabeth Canfil)
Kellie Williams, Huntsville Center safety manager; Amy Borman, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health; and Col. Sebastien P. Joly, Huntsville Center commander, hold up the Army Safety and Occupational Health flag during an award ceremony June 15. The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville received the Army's Safety and Occupational Health Star, making the organization the first in the Corps of Engineers to earn the award. (Photo by Elizabeth Canfil)
Mark Atkins, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Occupational Health chief, congratulates Huntsville Center during an award ceremony June 15. The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville received the Army's Safety and Occupational Health Star, making the organization the first in the Corps of Engineers to earn the award. (Photo by Elizabeth Canfil)
The U.S. Army Engineering Center, Huntsville proudly displays the Army's Safety and Occupational Health Star flag following an award ceremony June 15. (Photo by Elizabeth Canfil)
Amy L. Borman, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health, offers her congratulations and presents the Safety and Occupational Health Star flag to Huntsville Center. (Photo by Elizabeth Canfil)
Col. Sebastien P. Joly, Huntsville Center commander, welcomes attendees to the award ceremony June 15. (Photo by Elizabeth Canfil)

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville’s Ordnance and Explosives Directorate is the execution arm for the environmental work executed at the Center.  The Directorate is organized into four divisions: Military Munitions Design Center, Chemical/Biological Weapons Material Design Center, Global Operations and Ballistic Missile Defense

Capabilities: Ordnance removal (conventional, chemical, radioactive); Ordnance investigations and environmental studies; Environmental remediation; Training and capacity building; Independent operation capability to include security, logistics, and life support; Ability to reach out to other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers capabilities and assets; Service contract capabilities and in-place contracts for world-wide use; USACE Ballistic Missile Defense Mandatory Center of Expertise (ER 1110-2-8163)

Objectives: Support National Security; Rapid Response expeditionary mindset supporting Department of Defense and US Government Agency operations worldwide with qualified and responsive munitions and environmental support; Independent operation capability includes security, logistics, and life support; Provide DOD, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and USACE with acquisitions, architect-engineering services to include sustained subject matter experts fully supporting and executing the dynamic missile defense mission; Provide facility guidance in support of MDA Facilities associated with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases

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