Updated On: 12/18/2012 1:13:28 PM
(706) 791-4826, DSN 780-4826
Darling Hall, Building 33720
The Fort Gordon Defense Military Pay Office is located in the Soldier Service Center, Darling Hall, Building 33720. The Defense Military Pay Office consists of four teams, which employ approximately 25 civilian and military technicians in the areas of military pay, travel, administration and disbursing. The Defense Military Pay Office’s mission is to sustain Army joint and combined operations by providing continuous military pay service to customers in a timely and efficient manner. Individual support includes military pay entitlements for assigned personnel and their families consisting of prompt and courteous service in the processing of all customer-initiated work. This includes payments, transitions, in- and out-processing, permanent change of station travel payments, pay transaction input for military pay accounts and distribution of the monthly net pay advice, leave and earnings statement and a newsletter. Organizational support includes all assigned Fort Gordon activities and units in addition to three tenant activities, Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade and the 35th Signal Brigade.
(706) 787-6311, DSN 780-6311
The American Red Cross at Fort Gordon, located in the hospital, provides 24-hour service to active-duty military personnel and their families. Services provided are in the areas of emergency communications, counseling concerning personal or family problems, financial assistance and referral to other agencies. The Red Cross also has a large volunteer program in the Eisenhower Army Medical Center and throughout the installation. Volunteers serve as receptionists, clerical staff, chaperones, nurse aides, caseworkers, administrative assistants and instructors in health and safety. During the summer, young people between the ages of 14 and 18 donate thousands of hours of service through the Red Cross.
Winship Hall, Building 29718
The Fort Gordon Claims and Legal Assistance Divisions of the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate and the Trial Defense Service Office are here to serve you and your family’s legal needs. All legal services are centrally located in Winship Hall, Building 29718, on B Street.
The Legal Assistance Office plays a major role in enhancing the quality of life for all military, retirees and their family members. Legal services are designed to fit the needs and circumstances of the individual. These personal legal services are confidential and at no charge to eligible persons. Appointments can be made by calling (706) 791-7812 or by visiting the office Monday through Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; the office is closed on Thursday except for will executions from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and the divorce briefing at 3 p.m. Notary services, powers of attorney, attorney referral, tax, wills and immigration forms are all available on a walk-in basis any time the office is open. Other legal assistance, such as domestic relations, consumer issues and contract disputes, is available on an appointment basis. Free electronic tax filing is available every year between January and April. (706) 791-7812.
The Claims Office accepts notice of loss forms and claims on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday, 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m. You have 70 days from the date of delivery of your household goods to write down any missing or damaged items on the notice of loss forms you received at the time of delivery and turn it in to the Claims Office. If you do not report an item within 70 days, you will not be paid for that item.
A claims specialist briefs each claimant on the process when the notice of loss forms are submitted. If you desire an appointment to turn in a claim, please call the Claims Office at (706) 791-6523. For more detailed information and forms, go to the Claims website at www.gordon.army.mil/osja/cl.htm.
The U.S. Army Trial Defense Service, Fort Gordon Field Office, provides advice and representation to Soldiers under investigation (suspects) and to those facing adverse actions, to include courts-martial, non-judicial punishment (Article 15) and administrative separations. Military personnel pending non-judicial punishment or administrative separation will normally be seen on an appointment basis only, and on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Soldiers suspected of committing an offense, under investigation or pending court-martial charges can call or walk in and will be seen as soon as possible. Appointments are made by calling the Trial Defense Service Field Office at (706) 791-3666.
In addition to claims, legal assistance and trial defense services, the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate has a Criminal Law Division and Administrative and Civil Law Division which advise the command on a variety of installation legal issues. Questions or comments about legal services may be directed to the Staff Judge Advocate at (706) 791-3148.
Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS)
(706) 791-9747/9748, DSN 780-9747/9748
The DPTMS provides services typical of an installation G2/G3 staff supporting Fort Gordon installation operations. Major services are provided through four divisions: Plans and Operations, Security and Intelligence, Training Support Center (TSC) and Range Control.
Plans and OperationsDivision
Operations: (706) 791-9747/9748,
DSN 780-9747/9748 (24/7 Installation Operations Center)
Plans: (706) 791-8264
Services provided by the Plans and Operations Division include installation current operations including a 24/7 operations center; Protection Program Management including Antiterrorism and Emergency Management; installation Master Calendar and Central Taskings management for non-mission command specific taskings; and management and employment of the Installation Support Detachment, which provides funeral honor support across 49 Georgia counties as well as the preponderance of installation and community support taskings. The division also provides event and operational planning for installation and community support operations and missions in coordination with the Garrison and installation support staffs and mission command G3/S3 offices; facilitates a monthly Community Information Briefing in the Gordon Club at 11:30 a.m., on the middle Wednesday of each month; coordinates all individual Deployment Cycle Support redeployment actions each Wednesday at 9 a.m., in Alexander Hall; coordinates unit ARFORGEN Deployment and Redeployment support operations; and facilitates bi-weekly ARFORGEN requirements In-progress Reviews (IPRs) on the second and fourth Wednesday monthly in Room 307, Darling Hall, 2:30 p.m., and Events and Operations IPRs on the second and fourth Wednesday in Room 229 Darling Hall, at 1:30 p.m. The division coordinates semi-annual Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) support to all units in August and February, and as required prior to deployments. They also coordinate support for Reserve Component Annual and weekend drill training for units not associated with MOS training within the Signal Center of Excellence. Support includes use of the 325-person Contingency Barracks available on a first-come, first-served basis. Major Reserve Component requirements should be coordinated at the annual DPTMS facilitated Reserve Component Training Synchronization meeting normally held in January.
The Security Division provides the four core Security and Intelligence services to installation units as needed. Personnel security support is primarily provided to the TRADOC/Signal Center of Excellence units; FORSCOM and IMCOM units and agencies. INSCOM and MEDCOM have organic security program support, Information and Industrial Security and Security Awareness Program support are provided in general support to all units and agencies on the installation.
(706) 791-7241, DSN 780-7241
Successful battle execution begins with sound combat training. The Fort Gordon Training Support Center Division (TSCD) provides training support services that assist the Soldier in this crucial role. Within the Fort Gordon area of designation, TSCD supports all Active Army, Army National Guard, and U.S. Army Reserve units that deploy worldwide.
The Fort Gordon Training Support Center Division is a full service training device support activity. It is comprised of three Branches: Fabrication, Training Aids, Devices, Simulators and Simulations, (TADSS), and the Multimedia Visual Information Center (M/VIC).
(706) 791-8119/6220, DSN 780-8119/6220
For over 40 years the TSCD Fabrication Branch has been a major training device Fabrication Facility at Fort Gordon for the Department of the Army. We are the largest Army-wide fabrication facility and have the most diverse, sophisticated and modern fabrication center in America. TSCD fabricates over 256 different training device items for distribution throughout the Department of Defense. The TSCD HQ’s and Fabrication Branch are located in Building 15303, on the corner of Lane Avenue and 15th Street. Hours of Operation are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(706) 791-9378/9104, DSN 780-9378/9104
TADSS is responsible for managing, warehousing, shipping and dispersing of training aids, devices and simulators. TADSS devices and training simulators are issued either on a temporary (short) or long-term loan basis from the TADSS branch to meet various unit training requirements for training missions or future deployments. TADSS has unexploded ordinance training kits that the units can obtain on a temporary loan basis to develop IED reaction/detection scenarios and add realism to urban assault and security training. They also have a large inventory of Graphic Training Aids (GTAs) available for issue.
TADSS is responsible for the training and operation of sophisticated training simulators such as the Engagement Skills Trainer, (EST 2000), Call for Fire Trainer, (CFFT), High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle Egress assistance trainer, (HEAT), and the Improvised Explosive Device Effects Simulators (IEDES). The EST 2000 provides training in marksmanship qualification, collective battle skills and shoot/don't shoot scenarios. The CFFT is an observed fire-training system that provides simulated battlefield environments for instructing Fire Support Specialists. The purpose of the HEAT is to train Soldiers on the effects of rollover and to conduct drills that will provide the skills to react properly during a rollover or an egress situation. The IEDES is our newest and most realistic detection and reaction training against IED threats through simulated battlefield effects. Within the Fort Gordon area of support the sophisticated training simulators are available to authorized units at Fort Gordon and Active Army, Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve units. To schedule/reserve a simulator please call (706) 791-1791/0348, or visit our website at www.gordon.army.mil/tsc. The EST 2000 Virtual training Center, is located in Building 29610, on Barnes Avenue, at Fort Gordon. Hours of Operation are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
As well as loaning and issuing training aids and devices, TADSS is the installation and regional property book manager for these items. TADSS is required by Army G-3 to maintain and account for all devices fielded to Fort Gordon and used by our customers on the Materiel Army-wide Tracking System or (TS-MATS).
TADSS Branch also manages non-MOS producing Troop Schools for the installation (Quarterly Company Commanders/First Sergeants Course; Warrior Leader Course OML; Combat Lifesaver Course coordination; and MTTs available in support of the installation).
Questions about how to obtain TADSS support services may be directed to the TADSS Office at (706) 791-9378/9102 or by visiting our website. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Building 81101 on 12th Street.
Nelson Hall, Building 29801, 1st Floor
Workorder Reception Area, Room 110
MVIC, located in Nelson Hall at 520 Chamberlain Avenue, is the authorized Visual Information Support Activity for Fort Gordon and the designated geographic area. M/VIC supports official functions, significant events and training with a wide range of visual information products and services. MVIC is the approval authority for all audiovisual and visual information equipment purchases. MVIC is the only full service authorized photo facility on Fort Gordon and provides support to all Fort Gordon military personnel for their official file photographs and photo documentation of significant events.
MVIC provides portable presentation support for battalion level and above official events. Presentation support includes major Garrison installation events, command programs, conferences and symposiums. MVIC also provides loan and issue of A/V equipment such as projectors, screens, podiums and portable PA systems to authorized users in the Fort Gordon area of support. MVIC provides event documentation and local video production. The television production mission and function is to support the installation Garrison, senior mission commander training requirements, public affairs and command information.
MVIC, Graphics provides professional graphic design and fabrication in a broad spectrum of visual media products. These products include, but are not limited to: original graphic artwork for use in training aids, Power Point presentations, signs and charts. MVIC provides a self-help facility for use with an approved work order and appointment. The facility allows customers to create and fabricate charts, posters, slap-ons and signs. A laminator is available for customer use as well as foam and corex boards to mount media. Units will be required to pay for materials.
The MVIC hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have any questions about customer services support please call the M/VIC Manager at (706) 791-2345/3845 DSN: 780-2345/3845.
Range Control Division
(706) 791-5005/5008, DSN 780-5008
Range Control Division executes the Sustainable Range Program (SRP). SRP is the Army's overall approach for improving the way in which it designs, manages and uses its ranges to ensure long-term sustainability. SRP is defined by its core programs, the Range and Training Land Program (RTLP) and the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program, which focus on the doctrinal capability of the Army’s ranges and training land.
The RTLP planning process integrates mission support, environmental stewardship, and economic feasibility and defines procedures for determining range projects and training land requirements to support live-fire and maneuver training. The planning process occurs annually. Range Operations goal is to maximize the capability, availability, and accessibility of ranges and training lands to support doctrinal requirements, mobilization, and deployments under normal and surge conditions. Installation range regulation (FGGA Reg 350-19) establishes range operations for the safe conduct of military training and recreational use of training land. Range Operations is the single point of contact for control, scheduling, usage and organizational maintenance of ranges, training land and related facilities. The Range Safety Program provides procedures to enhance safe, realistic live-fire training enabling Unit’s to train as it fights; enhance combat readiness; protect personnel and property; avoid injuries; and prevent fratricide. The Range Facilities Management Support System (RFMSS) is an automated tool for managing the use of firing ranges and training land. RFMSS includes an automated range scheduling system, and the capability for recording and reporting munitions expenditures.
The Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program is responsible for maintaining training land to help the Army meet its training requirements. It provides technical expertise to manage Fort Gordon’s training lands. It is also an essential part of the Army’s commitment to environmental stewardship. The effective integration of stewardship principles into training land management practices ensures that the Army’s lands remain viable to support future training and mission requirements indefinitely. Personnel provide ITAM coordination, geographical information system analyst, coordinates military support for use of the training areas, including map production, assistance with environmental checklists required for tenant and non-tenant unit training activities, and educational awareness about Fort Gordon’s natural and cultural resources.
(706) 791-0022/3541, DSN 780-0022/3541
Signal Towers, Building 29808
The Protocol Office, located on the ninth Floor of Signal Towers, Building 29808, on Chamberlain Avenue, provides support and coordination for visiting dignitaries to the Signal Center. The Protocol Office provides for the coordination of billeting, messing, transportation and itinerary planning for visiting dignitaries, colonel and above, or civilian equivalents, both American and foreign. The Fort Gordon Protocol Office advises and assists the command group staff and commanders on the etiquette and social customs relative to formal courtesies, ceremonies and entertainment in accordance with pertinent regulations and directives of this and higher headquarters. The office formulates plans for the administration and conduct of all official visits to the Signal Center and Fort Gordon. In addition, the Protocol Office provides support during all command-sponsored conferences and meetings as directed by the Chief of Staff. The Protocol Office is also responsible for the coordination of administrative matters, logistical and maintenance requirements, transportation for attendees, billeting arrangements, printing requirements, reservation of buildings, security coordination and the conduct of social functions associated with these conferences. The Fort Gordon community hosts in excess of 500 distinguished visitors and approximately 100 ceremonies each year and the Protocol Office is constantly involved in meeting the needs of each. To request assistance or information, call the Protocol Office at (706) 791-0022/3541.
Public Affairs Office
(706) 791-7003, DSN 780-7003
Nelson Hall, Building 29801
The Public Affairs Office, located on the second floor of Nelson Hall, Building 29801, on Chamberlain Avenue, conducts command information, media relations and community relations programs in support of Fort Gordon’s Signal Center of Excellence, Garrison Command and all other mission partners located on the installation.
Fort Gordon’s newspaper, The Signal, is published every Friday in the interest of all military and civilian employees, retirees and their families served by Fort Gordon. The Signal provides readers with command information, news, sports, feature stories and up-to-date information on post and Army-wide events. The broadcast staff’s primary mission is the production of command information audiovisual products for broadcast through internal and external outlets. To inform PAO about a newsworthy event, call (760) 791-7069. Fort Gordon news releases, as well as The Signal’s newspaper issues and broadcast videos are featured on the Web at www.gordon.army.mil/pao.
(706) 791-9289, DSN 780-9289
The director’s office of the Directorate of Emergency Services is located in Building 29717 on B Street off Chamberlain Avenue. The Directorate of Emergency Services consists of law enforcement services (patrol operations, investigative activities, military working dog, police, physical security and game warden), fire and emergency services. Your concerns are our concerns. Working together, we have made our community a safe and enjoyable place to live and work.
(706) 791-4380/4937, DSN 780-4540
The Police/Provost Marshal Division Military Police Desk in the Law Enforcement Center, Building 32422, is manned 24 hours a day; the telephone numbers are (706) 791-4380/ 4537/2681. The Police/Provost Marshal Division is comprised of uniformed patrol forces, including a bicycle patrol, a traffic accident investigation section, a drug suppression team, investigations section, working dog section, AWOL apprehension, court liaison section, a special reaction team, physical security and a game warden section. Each section has a combined mission of using proactive initiatives to solicit every community member’s assistance in reducing crime. Additionally the Police/Provost Marshal maintains liaison with all local, county and federal police agencies within 47 Central Savannah River Area counties of Georgia and South Carolina.
Fire and Emergency
(706) 791-1204/4141, DSN 780-1204
Fort Gordon’s Fire and Emergency Services Division provides aggressive, customer-oriented services to the post. Services include Fire Prevention, (706) 791-1204/1205 and Fire Operations, (706) 791-4141/2445. The fire prevention staff provides fire safety education, ensuring life safety and fire protection requirements are addressed for all construction and/or renovation projects on all facilities. They also conduct fire inspections along with an array of other fire prevention services. The fire operations office provides fire suppression services by a well-trained, well-equipped, full-time staff of professional firefighters. The fire operations office also responds to medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents, public education, displays of fire apparatus and rescue equipment and a multitude of other services. Together the fire operations and fire prevention offices are a metamorphosis evolving as the Fort Gordon Fire Department, safeguarding the Fort Gordon public from the possibility of all fire hazards and emergencies.
Installation Safety Office
(706) 791-SAFE, DSN 780-7233
Darling Hall, Building 33720
The Installation Safety Office manages the command’s safety programs to ensure conservation of military and civilian resources against accidental injury and loss. The Installation Safety Office establishes policies and manages the occupational safety and health program and the radiation protection program under the Nuclear Regulatory Commission throughout the Signal Regiment. Staff members provide safety awareness education classes, conduct inspections of all facilities including child care centers, new construction/renovation, outdoor recreation, special events, troop and tactical, training and firing range activities, and coordinates POV/POM safety instruction using the Army Traffic Safety Training Programs. Think and remember S.A.F.E., Staying Accident-Free Every day.
(706) 791-1800, DSN 780-1800
Winship Hall, Building 29718, 3rd Floor
The Fort Gordon Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC-Fort Gordon) (a subordinate element of Army Materiel Command), located in Building 29718, is responsible for the solicitation and award of new contracts up to $5.5 million for supplies, equipment, services, and minor construction that support daily operation of the Fort Gordon Garrison, U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence, and assigned tenant activities. New contracts exceeding the $5.5 million threshold are typically solicited and awarded by the MICC Contracting Center at Fort Bragg, N.C. The MICC-Fort Gordon performs contract administration for garrison support contracts regardless of dollar value and performs contract administration of other contracts performed on Fort Gordon as directed by higher headquarters. This office also issues government purchase cards to individuals within other supported Fort Gordon activities for making buys up to $3,000 for miscellaneous items such as office and administrative supplies.
(706) 791-6382, DSN 780-6382
Darling Hall, Building 33720
A variety of civilian employment information is available at Fort Gordon’s Job Information Center, located in the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, Darling Hall, Building 33720. In addition to providing information about federal employment opportunities at Fort Gordon, the center also has information about non-appropriated fund employment, certain private sector employment and federal jobs at other locations. The Job Information Center is open to the public Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Civilian employment information is available on the Fort Gordon website at www.gordon.army.mil/dhr/jobs.htm. Scroll down until you find the “Jobs” category link then make your selection. Print the announcement and follow the application instructions.
Other Web links: Civilian Personnel Online (Worldwide) is www.cpol.army.mil , click on employment, then search for jobs, next screen will show the vacancy announcement board, go to the bottom of the page to announcement number, if you are looking for a federal position type SCDZ%, if you are looking for a Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) job type in SCNAFDZ%, this will bring up openings for Fort Gordon only; Fort Gordon website, http://www.gordon.army.mil/dhr/jobs.htm ; Non-appropriated Fund, www.gordon.army.mil/ dhr/NAF/naf.htm ; Office of Personnel Management, www.usajobs.opm.gov;CHRMASiteHqUSAREUR (Europe), http://cpolrhp.belvoir.army. mil/eur/; U.S. Army Homepage, www.army.mil; U.S. Air Force Homepage, www.af.mil/sites; Morale, Welfare and Recreation, www.armymwr.com ; Army and Air Force Exchange, www.aafes.com ; State of Georgia, www.careers.ga.gov ; U.S. Postal Service, www.usps.com/employment.
(706) 791-4551, DSN 780-4551
Darling Hall, Building 33720
The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office administers an EEO program that enables and assists our customers in creating and sustaining a discrimination-free environment for current civilian employees as well as applicants for employment. Key features of the EEO program include timely processing of complaints, affirmative action, special emphasis program management and training and education. A Web page is available and provides pertinent information regarding all aspects of the Garrison EEO program. Web address is http://www.gordon.army.mil/eeo.
(706) 791-8589, DSN 780-8589
Darling Hall, Building 33720
The Military Personnel Services Division is located in Building 33720, Soldier Service Center, Darling Hall. The Military Personnel Division’s mission is to manage Soldier programs and provide direct military personnel service to all assigned and attached units and mission partners on the installation and provide military personnel support service to all family members and retirees in the Fort Gordon area. Services include in- and out-processing, assignments and utilization, strength accountability, records maintenance, promotions, evaluations, identification cards/Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System, casualty and mortuary affairs, transition service, retirement, congressional inquiries, military awards and decorations and other military personnel service.
Directorate of Logistics
(706) 791-2675/9731, DSN 780-2675
The Directorate of Logistics provides the full spectrum of services associated with installation logistics operations to include supply and services, maintenance and transportation support necessary for readiness and quality of life of the residents, units and activities on Fort Gordon. The Directorate of Logistics supports Soldiers and tenants on a daily basis through the supply and services division’s entities that include the supply support activity (SSA), and the installation property book office that provides property accountability services and guidance to units. Units requiring supply support must have a current signature card (DA Form 1687) on file signed by the commander/director. The central issue facility provides organizational clothing and issue items to Soldiers of the installation and appointments can be scheduled for unit issue/turn-in by calling (706) 791-5186. The ammunition supply point (ASP) provides service to support unit training requirements. Units are required to have necessary documentation and training prior to receipt of ammunition. For more information on requirements, call (706) 791-4239.
The installation food program manager is responsible for the oversight of all installation dining facilities and ensuring that the military community and other diners receive quality meals at all times in garrison and in the field. Units requiring support should call (706) 791-5680.
The maintenance division is responsible for providing maintenance support to garrison tenants for vehicles and communications equipment. The division also provides combat service support automation office (CSSAMO) service to garrison units. The division has been designated as the center of excellence (COE) for communications type equipment due to special capabilities to repair Signal-type systems.
The transportation division provides services that support both deployable and non-deployable tenants. These services include advising and assisting military personnel on inbound shipments, household goods and other details needed for change of station moves. The office also has oversight over the commercial transportation office (CTO) for personnel requiring travel support. Tenants should always remember that April through September is high traffic season so appointments should be made as soon as possible (once orders received) to ensure that carriers are available to transport at the desired time. The transportation motor pool (TMP) provides vehicle support to installation tenants.
The support includes sedans as well as buses. Units/tenants requiring support should call (706) 791-4885 for more information.
(706) 791-2675/9731, DSN 780-2675
The Directorate of Public Works is responsible for planning and directing engineering activities, including real property management, environmental protection, and management of other related installation support actions involved in assuring the effective training of personnel. DPW administers the base support for engineering activities, establishes policies, reviews performances, and provides acceptances of contractor services. DPW provides services associated with installation public works operations to enhance the quality of life of the residents, units and activities on Fort Gordon. The Directorate of Public Works supports Soldiers and tenants on a daily basis by ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental statutes regarding air, land and water quality. DPW also manages the installation’s land management, forestry, and fish and wildlife programs. Public Works oversees the operations and maintenance of the infrastructure including both government and privatized utility services. Additionally, the Public Works Division manages repair and new construction efforts through the garrison’s annual work plan and military construction programs. Maintenance and repair requests valued at less than $2,000 may be performed by service order, while those exceeding $2,000 must be formally submitted on a Department of the Army Form 4283 or work order, which is available on the directorate’s Web page. Signature cards (Department of Defense Forms 577) for unit designees authorized to sign requests must be current in the Directorate of Public Works’ files. Requesters will be asked for the Department of the Army Form 4283 project number when calling to inquire about the status of a work order. Service order desk can be reached at (706) 791- 5520.
(706) 791-6481, DSN 780-6481
Fort Gordon’s Environmental Branch is located in Building 14500. The Environmental Branch is responsible for all aspects of the installation’s environmental, natural and cultural resources compliance and program management, including fish and wildlife, forestry, pest management and planning, land, water, cultural and archaeological resources, and environmental services. The office acts as a liaison between the Fort Gordon community and various local, state and federal regulatory agencies and also provides environmental technical assistance and education to units and activities involved with hazardous materials, construction projects, endangered species or other environmental issues. It also oversees the post operations contractor in environmental effects and compliance and provides forest fire protection. A Web page is available and provides current, pertinent information, training schedules and compliance guidance. Web address: www.gordon.army.mil/dpw/ENRMO/default.htm . The staff at the Environmental Branch can be reached at (706) 791-2403/6481/2397 during duty hours.