Welcome to the United States Army Home of Ordnance, Fort Lee, VA
The U.S. Army Ordnance Corps and School is a Sustainment branch of the U.S. Army, headquartered at Fort Lee, Virginia. The broad mission of the Ordnance Corps is to supply Army combat units with weapons and ammunition, including at times their procurement and maintenance. The Ordnance School trains soldiers, civilians and members of other services and nations in Ordnance skills and functions. The Ordnance Corps and School supports the development, production, acquisition, and sustainment of weapon systems, ammunition, missiles, electronics, and ground mobility material during peace and war to provide combat power to the U.S. Army.
Ryan selected for next star; relinquishes Ordnance helm02 June 2016
After a quick 11-month tour, Brig. Gen. Kurt J. Ryan turned over his leadership of the Ordnance Corps and School during a relinquishment of command ceremony Wednesday in the maintenance bay in Hatcher Hall on the Ordnance Campus.Read More
Pacific Pathways: Overcoming the tyranny of distance29 February 2016
In 1781, Gen. George Washington, commander of the Continental Army, used French ships to sail seasoned colonial soldiers and supplies to the Virginia Peninsula. Those soldiers surprised and then defeated the British commander Lord Charles Cornwallis at the Battle of Yorktown. Some claim this victory turned the world upside down; sea power combined with the transport of land forces would become key to the young nation's ability to project power worldwide for the next 200 years.Read More
This page was last updated on June 15, 2016