Hatcher Hall (Training Management, Turret) was dedicated (5 May 11) to the memory of Major General (MG) Julian S. Hatcher who, as an author and scholar, published numerous manuals on firearms and training for Military and Civilian Agencies Vincent Hall (Basic Track) was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of Brigadier General (BG) Thomas K. Vincent who served with distinction during WWI, WWII, and Korea; being instrumental in the development of the Nike Ajax Missile and Honest John Rocket Porter Hall (Advanced Track) was dedicated (5 May 11) to the memory of BG Horace Porter who after being commissioned as an OD Officer was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor at the Battle of Chickamauga Cohen Hall (Metalworking, Armament & Electronics) was dedicated (5 May 11) to the memory of Chief Warrant Officer Two (CW2) Bernard Cohen who was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, with Valor, for heroic actions during the Korean War Toftoy Hall (Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment) was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of MG Holger N. Toftoy who developed and led the U.S. Army Missile program, culminating in the launch of the first U.S. satellite (Explorer I) from a Jupiter-C rocket on January 31, 1958 Boyd Hall (Land Combat Division) was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of SSG James P. Boyd who escaped the Bataan Death March, and provided OD expertise and leadership to the Tala Guerillas and intelligence to U.S. Forces from 1942-1944 Miley Hall (Fire Control) was dedicated (5 May 11) to the memory of General (GEN) Henry A. Miley Jr. (first OD Corps Four Star General) who pioneered the Logistics Base Support concept, while in Vietnam, as a precursor to Distribution Based Sustainment Operations Stever Hall (Basic Wheel) was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of SSG Robert A. Stever who maintained his post as a machine gunner against a determined enemy, until he was mortally wounded, while on an emergency supply mission to Objective Curley, Baghdad, Iraq Dickson Hall (Advanced Wheel) was dedicated (5 May 11) to the memory of BG Tracy C. Dickson who was instrumental in technical advancements of modern day Small Arms development and gun making Billingsley Hall (Stryker Department) was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of BG John D. Billingsley who as the Senior Ordnance Officer for the Landing at Inchon Korea, September 15, 1950, revolutionized OD curriculum at West Point, shaping the development of OD Officers between 1951 and 1968 Rozier Hall (Tactical Support Equipment Department) was dedicated (20 Nov 09) to the memory of MG Jackson E. Rozier who reestablished the Office of the Chief of Ordnance and unified command of the OD Schools by consolidating Training and Operations at Aberdeen Proving Ground as the U.S. Army OD Command Judkins Hall (Munitions and EOD Training Department) was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of Staff Sergeant (SSG) Roy Judkins who , twice, probed his way into an enemy minefield to rescue a U.S. patrol; risking his own life to remove explosive ordnance  from wounded allied Soldiers between August and December 1968 in Vietnam Randolph Hall (Marine Detachment) was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of Corporal (CPL) David M. Randolph who while serving as a member of the Multi-National Peace Keeping Force, Beirut, Lebanon; gave his life in service to his country during a terrorist bombing on October 23, 1983 Samuel Sharpe Dining Facility was dedicated (15 Sep 11) to the memory of Master Gunner of Ordnance Samuel Sharpe who was the first recorded OD official in the English Colonies and established the responsibilities of an OD Soldier. Master Gunner Sharpe maintained OD material including shot, powder, match, ladles, sponges, wormes, cartridges, armes, fire-works, and the rest of the Gunners. Mosier Troop Medical and Dental Clinic was dedicated (3 Jan 13) to the memory of CPL William Clarence “Billy” Mosier who was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, along with two Purple Heart Medals for extraordinary heroism in action while serving as an Aidman in the vicinity of Uijongbu, Korea on January 3, 1951

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.


Train, educate, and develop adaptive Ordnance professionals and synchronize DOTMLPF solutions across the institutional, operational, and self-development domains in order to build and preserve Army readiness.


The premier proponent that develops Ordnance professionals, doctrine, and capabilities for the Total Force.

This page was last updated on December 16, 2016

  • Chief of Ordnance

    COL David Wilson

    COL(P) David Wilson

    Command Philosophy (CAC Required)

  • Regimental
    Sergeant Major

    RCSM Edward C. Morris

    RCSM Edward C. Morris

  • Regimental
    Chief Warrant Officer

    RCWO Myers

    CW5 Richard C. Myers

  • Chief of Staff

    COL Michael C. Lopez

    COL Michael C. Lopez

  • Deputy to the Commandant

    Dr. Richard Armstrong

    Dr. Richard Armstrong


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