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.
200 pin instructor badges at Ord. School ceremony23 June 2016
More than 100 noncommissioned officers from the Ordnance School here received Army Instructor Badges at a June 16 ceremony on Whittington Parade Field.
The badges are a “mark of excellence” that reflect the recipient’s technical knowledge and ability to teach and mentor Soldiers, according to Dr. Richard Armstrong, director of training and deputy to the Ordnance School commandant, who gave remarks at the ceremony.Read More
Ordnance School recognizes service of Vietnam-era vets at ceremony23 June 2016
The camaraderie and deep ties were unmistakable amongst the group of ordnance officers who gathered here recently even though most of them had not seen each other since the Vietnam War.
“We picked it up right where we left it,” said retired Maj. Ed Eley. “That’s the interesting thing. You go through something like this, you build friends for a lifetime.”Read More
This page was last updated on July 22, 2016