Ordnance and Explosives Directorate
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Technicians install a battery system at Fort Carson, Colorado as part of a Huntsville Center Energy Savings Performance Program project providing Fort Carson with infrastructure and energy improvements. Huntsville Center’s Energy Division received Federal Energy Management Program training at the Center during a workshop May 15-18 ensuring Center employees have the knowledge, tools, and support they need to implement successful energy efficiency projects like the one at Fort Carson. (Photo by Scott Clark)
Charles Carson, Huntsville Center emergency manager, goes over the Center's Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) with members of the Emergency Relocation Group during a COOP exercise April 12. (Photo by Kristen Bergeson)
Carolyn Goodman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, provides training to more than 80 resource efficiency managers attending Huntsville Center’s REM workshop April 20 at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville. The Center manages the REM program and the annual workshop enhances REM's expertise supporting energy efficiency program at U.S. military installations and federal facilities around the world.
Jason Kirkpatrick, USACE Aviation Integration program manager, right, presents the USACE Castle Award in Aviation to Ryan Strange, a research physical scientist for the USACE Unmanned Aircraft Systems program, May 1. (Photo by Kristen Bergeson)
Alan Reynolds (left), NPMA Vice President of Operations, and Ron Crowl (right), NPMA Senior Vice President, present the Program Manager of the Year award to Jesus Ramirez, Huntsvile Center Fuels program manager, and Tracy Helmick, Fuels deputy program manager, during the National Petroleum Management Association's annual conference March 27-30. (Courtesy Photo)
Engineers with 601st Engineer Detachment, pour concrete into the base of what will be one of 28 light poles at the Central Receiving Shipping Point at Fort McCoy, Wis., June 23, 2022. Huntsville Center’s Energy Savings Performance Contracts program utilized by Fort McCoy includes lighting upgrades and improvements throughout the expansive Army Reserve installation.

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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