Fort Gordon Missions
U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (Cyber CoE)
The Cyber CoE is the U.S. Army's force modernization proponent for Cyberspace Operations, Signal/Communications Networks and Information Services, and Electronic Warfare (EW) and is responsible for developing related doctrine, organizational, training, materiel, leadership/education, personnel, and facility solutions. A major aspect of the CoE's mission is the training, education, and development of world-class, highly skilled Signal, Cyber, and EW professionals supporting operations at the strategic, operational, and tactical level. Today's broad and rapidly changing global operational environment means the Department of Defense and the nation are required to function within an increasingly competitive, congested, and contested cyberspace and electromagnetic spectrum. Ultimately the Cyber CoE must enable the commanders and leaders to seize, retain, and exploit freedom of action in both the land and cyberspace domains, while simultaneously denying and degrading the adversary use of the same.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center (DDEAMC)
DDEAMC is a regional medical center supporting the SE Region of KY, TN, MS, AL, GA, SC, FL and PR. Their eligible beneficiary population is over 61,000 active duty service members, retirees and family members. With a staff of over 2600 military, civilian, contract and volunteer employees, DDEAMC is one of two teaching hospitals in Augusta, the other being Georgia Regents University. Army medical students complete their residency programs and internships at EAMC and train at area civilian facilities through training partnerships. Eisenhower has a number of partnership agreements with area hospitals and medical facilities, and with the VA hospitals in Dublin, GA, and Columbia, SC. DDEAMC is also home to the Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center (IPMC), Residential Treatment Facility (substance dependence) and the Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Center (PTSD, TBI, and other behavioral health issues), which are the core elements of the Army's Mental Health Center of Excellence.
U.S. Army Southern Regional Dental Command (SRDC)
The SRDC has responsibility for dental readiness and wellbeing of military personnel throughout the SE US and Puerto Rico. They provide command and control of the Army's fixed-facility dental treatment facilities, preventive care, dental research, development and training institutions, dental treatment to ensure the oral health and readiness of the force, a trained dental force for worldwide deployment, and structures for evolving missions of the Army.
U.S. Army Dental Activity, Ft Gordon (DENTAC)
The Fort Gordon DENTAC is comprised of three clinics which service the military community of 86,356 (estimated) military and military families. Brigadier General Lynn Harold Tingay Dental Clinic, Major General Oscar P. Snyder Dental Clinic, and Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center Hospital Dental Clinic are located on Fort Gordon, Georgia. The Dental Activity also oversees a dental support office at the U.S. Southern Command (SouthCOM), Miami, Florida. The Fort Gordon Dental Activity offers Advanced Specialty Education Training Programs in Endodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Public Health Command District - Ft Gordon, Veterinary Treatment Facility
Fort Gordon is the location of the Public Health Command District-Fort Gordon and the Veterinary Treatment Facility. The Public Health Command District-Fort Gordon provides operational guidance for six branch veterinary commands at Fort Stewart, Ga.; Fort Jackson, SC.; Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.; Ft. Benning, Ga.; Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Fla.; and MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The overall mission is to provide the complete spectrum of authorized veterinary services to all Defense Department agencies within the assigned southeastern sector of the United States, Central and South America, and the Caribbean Basin. The mission also includes integration of regional reserve component elements into the southeastern veterinary force structure and deployment of trained and ready veterinary personnel in support of worldwide contingency operations as may be directed by higher headquarters.
U.S. Army Dental Laboratory
The U.S. Army Dental Laboratory was established at Fort Gordon on April 20, 1979. The dental lab is the only large production dental laboratory in the Army. The mission of the laboratory is to plan, conduct, supervise and perform dental prosthetic and orthodontic laboratory services for oral health organizations in the federal services. In addition to high quality and timely laboratory services, the dental lab also provides training and educational programs for dental officers and laboratory technicians.
Signal and Ordnance Warriors - 15th Regimental Signal Brigade
"Voice of the Army...Faithful Service"
Training is the primary mission of the 15th Regimental Signal Brigade. This mission is as diverse as the personnel who train here and the equipment that they learn to install, operate and maintain. The brigade conducts world class training to produce expeditionary Signal and Ordnance warriors with full spectrum competencies who live the Soldiers Creed. It provides tough and realistic training in a contemporary operating environment that focuses on tactical and technical skills, knowledge and abilities.
369th Signal Battalion
"Warriors Lead the Way!"
The mission of the 369th Signal Battalion is to graduate highly motivated and disciplined Signal Soldiers who embody the Army values, are physically fit, technically knowledgeable and fully prepared for their first duty assignment. The "Warrior" Battalion currently trains Soldiers in three military occupational specialties: Signal Support Systems Specialist (25U), Cable Systems Installer/Maintainer (25L) and Radio Operator/Maintainer (25C).
442nd Signal Battalion
"Ready! Rapid! Reliable!"
The 442nd Signal Battalion provides world class professional leader development and cyber education IOT produce signal leaders and cyber technicians with the competence, confidence and agility to facilitate mission command and cyber operations at the strategic, operational and tactical levels throughout the range of military operations.
551st Signal Battalion
Patriots, "Watch and Warn"
The 551st Signal Battalion, the "Patriot Battalion," has a rich history beginning as an Aircraft Early Warning Battalion to present day as a part of the 15th Regimental Signal Brigade, assigned to the Training and Doctrine Command, and its performance of a challenging and daunting training mission. Its mission is two-fold. First, the battalion is responsible for transforming basically trained Soldiers into physically fit, confident warriors, able to live by the Army's values and warrior ethos. The second element is the responsibility to develop these Soldiers into technically competent and tactically proficient Soldiers, well-versed in the critical tasks associated with the military occupational specialties, and able to contribute to unit mission upon arrival.
7th Signal Command (Theater)
"One Team, One Network!"
The 7th Signal Command was activated at Fort Gordon in July 2008. The Army's newest Signal command is responsible for the integration, security and defense of the Army LandWarNet within the Continental U.S. (CONUS). The 7th Signal Command is designed to extend LandWarNet capabilities to generating and operating forces in support of CONUS-based information-enabled expeditionary operations. The command is one of five theater Signal Commands worldwide, and is a subordinate element of NETCOM/9th SC (Army) at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
35th Signal Brigade
"The Lion Brigade"
The 35th Signal Brigade is a subordinate element of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 35th Signal Brigade rapidly deploys worldwide to provide and protect Expeditionary C4 Systems and Networks for the Army Service Component Commanders and Combatant Commanders, as well as Joint Task Force and Coalition Headquarters in order to enable joint and combined battle command across the full spectrum of network centric operations and warfare.
67th Expeditionary Signal Battalion
"Rapid, Flexible and Reliable"
The 67th Signal Battalion (Expeditionary) is a subordinate unit of the 35th Signal Brigade. The 67th Signal Battalion deploys worldwide by air, sea or land to install, operate and maintain command, control, communications and computer (C4) systems in support of joint and combined operations across the entire spectrum of conflict.
116th Military Intelligence Brigade
The 116th MI Brigade conducts 24/7 tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, dissemination and feedback operations of multiple organic and Joint intelligence aerial-intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (A-ISR) missions collected in overseas contingency areas of operation.
513th Military Intelligence Brigade
The 513th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade is a Theater MI Brigade that operates under the administrative control of U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) and under the operational control of U.S. Army Central (ARCENT)/3rd Army. The brigade?s mission is to conduct intelligence in support of ARCENT full spectrum operations in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR) to defeat adversaries, promote regional stability, support allies, and protect U.S. national interests.
202nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Forward Collection)
The 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion is a deployable Forward Collection Battalion that conducts continuous overt human intelligence collection, counterintelligence activities, and signals intelligence collection and analysis in support of U.S. Army Central (ARCENT) to defeat adversaries, promote regional stability, support allies, and protect U.S. national interests; the battalion supports other commands as directed.
224th Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation)
The 224th Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation) is based at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga. The battalion deploys and conducts aerial signals and imagery intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance in support of designated and supported warfighting commanders in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Area of Responsibility.
297th Military Intelligence Battalion (Operations)
The 297th Military Intelligence Battalion is the operations battalion for the 513th MI Brigade. The battalion plans, coordinates, manages, and directs Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) synchronization, and dissemination in support of national, combined, Joint Task Force (JTF), interagency, multi-national, and Theater Army Service Component Commander (ASCC) requirements.
706th Military Intelligence Group NSA/CSS Georgia
The 706th Military Intelligence Group conducts continuous full spectrum Signals Intelligence and Computer Network Operations at NSA/CSS Georgia in order to gain information dominance in support of National, Combined, Joint, and Army decision-makers and to shape future Army intelligence capabilities.
707th Military Intelligence Battalion
The 707th Military Intelligence Battalion provides technically proficient Soldiers to conduct and enable NSAG's continuous SIGINT operations and global communications, and conducts FOUNDRY training.
782nd Military Intelligence Battalion
"Everywhere and always...in the fight"
The782nd Military Intelligence Battalion, is a Cyber battalion that is part of the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade. Its mission directs the unit to conduct signals intelligence, computer network operations, and enables Dynamic Computer Network Defense Operations of Army and Defense networks. The unit supports the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense in providing tactical support to Army Brigade Combat Teams world-wide through strategic support to other services, joint commanders and interagency partners.
132nd Engineer Detachment (Geospatial Production Cell)
The 132nd Engineer Detachment is an US ARMY ARCENT subordinate unit. The unit serves as a Geospatial Production Cell (GPC) that provides accurate digital information from tactical to strategic level to support Theater Army operations in CENTCOM AOR. The 132nd Engineer Detachment conducts geospatial operational planning, analysis, and advises the Commander and Staff on geospatial operations in support of theater.
359th Signal Brigade
"Command and Communicate"
The 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, headquartered at Fort Gordon, exercises command and control over Army Reserve Soldiers in six states. The brigade has a distinguished history dating back to 1944 when it served admirably in Brazil and was decorated with the Meritorious Unit Commendation Award for its accomplishments.
324th Signal Battalion
The 324th Signal Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve Command, an Echelons Above Corps unit, is tasked with providing tactical subscriber communications systems in support of units located in its area of operation. The most modern Echelons Above Corps Signal Battalion in the reserve forces pool, the 324th is equipped with state-of-the-art digital group multiplexing equipment and automatic voice switches.
480th ISR Group
The 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group conducts real-time tactical and national intelligence collection, exploitation, analysis and reporting operations. The Group provides cryptologic products and services to war fighters and decision makers operating in, or concerned with, the CENTCOM, EUCOM, AFRICOM and SOCOM areas of responsibility. The Group also conducts Air Force National Tactical Integration and Tactics Analysis Studies Element missions for the 609th Air and Space Operations Center and is the Air Force component of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service-Georgia. The Group consists of the 3rd Intelligence Squadron and the 31st Intelligence Squadron, both located at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
3d Intelligence Squadron
The 3d Intelligence Squadron is an Air Force component of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service - Georgia operations site. It is combat-engaged in 24 / 7 / 365 ISO real-time Tactical and National intelligence collection, exploitation, analysis and reporting operations. It provides cryptologic intelligence to CENTCOM, SOCOM, EUCOM and AFRICOM combat operations, plans and forces. The unit also executes AF DCGS, Expeditionary SIGINT, NSA collection operations and provides focused intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance planning for the Combined Force Air Component Commander.
31st Intelligence Squadron
Desert Knights "No Borders, No Limits"
The 31st Intelligence Squadron is the United States Air Force component of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service-Georgia field site and subordinate to the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency. It conducts both national and tactical intelligence operations in support of combat operations, plans and forces for three joint combatant commands. The unit also conducts intelligence operations in support of the air component commanders, air forces and Airmen of those combatant commands.
5th Intelligence Squadron
"Ghosts in the Machine"
The 5th Intelligence Squadron provides direct ISR support to 24th Air Force in support of U.S. Cyber Command with focus on Digital Network Analysis and Computer Network Exploitation that directly enables Computer Network Defense and Computer Network Attack, leveraging the National Security Agency enterprise for 24th AF tactical operations. They are skilled in the areas of operations, engineering, operations research, intelligence, radar technology, communications, and computer applications.
The U.S. Marine Corps Detachment provides administrative support to Marines attending schools on Ft Gordon and liaison functions for marines receiving inpatient care at EAMC. The Detachment also provides the Marine Corps unique instruction for Satellite Technician training to include development of the curriculum and all course material.
Company D, Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion is one of seven operational letter companies assigned in a separate detached status under the command (less operational control) of the Commanding Officer, Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion, Fort Meade, Md. Company D conducts operations within the National Security Agency/ Central Security Services.
Navy Information Operations Command, Ga.
Navy Information Operations Command, Georgia (NAVIOCOM Georgia) was originally commissioned as Naval Security Group Activity, Fort Gordon (NSGAFG). NSGAFG was commissioned on Nov. 1, 1995 at Fort Gordon to perform Naval Security Group-related functions. Specifically, NSGAFG provided operational cryptologic personnel to support the Fort Gordon Regional Security Operations Center (GRSOC). In summer 2005, the GRSOC was renamed the National Security Agency/Central Security Service, Georgia (NSA/CSS GA). NSA/CSS Georgia serves as a joint service facility established by the Director, National Security Agency to conduct continuous security operations in support of national and Warfighter intelligence requirements.
Center for Information Dominance Learning Site
Center for Information Dominance (CENINFODOM) Learning Site, Fort Gordon Detachment is a tenant command of the Center for Information Dominance, Corry Station located in Pensacola, Fla. CENINFODOM provides Navy enlisted personnel with the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain all components of the Defense Satellite Communications Systems, Cryptologic systems, and Apprentice Cryptologic Linguist Programs.
The Regional Training Site-Medical (RTS-Med) is the largest of only 3 high-tech field medical training facilities in the US. The Fort Gordon site contains one of the nation's largest collection of medical training manikins, a tactical airfield, over 100 pieces of rolling stock for mass casualty training scenarios, 2 field based high fidelity training simulators, and field operating hospitals. The Fort Gordon RTS-Med serves as National Training Center for reserve component medical units based in New England, the Southeastern US, and Puerto Rico.
The Ft Gordon Training Support Center (TSC) is the largest Army-wide fabrication facility with the most diverse, and technologically advanced fabrication capability in the US. They fabricate over 250 simulated munitions, weapons and devices used to train members of all military services worldwide. An example is land mine kits prepared for units deploying to Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq to train on detection and disarmament.
The Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy, one of 2 in Georgia, is an Army National Guard sponsored program designed to enable at risk high school dropouts to attain their GED and life skills training to better prepare them to be productive and successful citizens. The YCA runs two 22-week courses per year, each graduating about 220 students.
In September 2011 Fort Gordon assumed responsibility for the Gillem Enclave in Atlanta, the 252 acre portion remaining after most of Fort Gillem was closed through the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round. The enclave employs about 1,300 personnel and includes the Army's only Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Forensic Laboratory and the 3rd Medical Deployment Support Command.
The US Air Force 94th Airlift Wing, based at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, GA, conducts heavy drop training at Preston Drop Zone, Fort Gordon. C-130 aircraft in groups of 2 or 3 are often sited over Augusta/Fort Gordon as part of this training.