The Directorate of Operations plans, directs and provides law and order, fire and emergency services, and protection operations in support of Fort Detrick and Forest Glen Annex in order to provide a safe and secure environment for our employees and active duty with their families that work, live, or visit the installations. The Directorate is made up of the Provost Marshal Office, Fire Division and Protection Division, Plans and Operations


Provost Marshal Office


The Provost Marshal Office is a professionally trained, positive, community customer focused Army law enforcement and access control organization that is responsive to the needs of not only the commander but the civilian community. Committed to maintain good order & discipline, safety & security for all those who live and or work on Fort Detrick.


Fire Division


Fire Division of DES is made up of highly skilled and professional emergency response teams capable of providing emergency medical, hazardous material, fire rescue, fire suppression and consequence management to mitigate the effects of both natural and man-made disasters.


Protection Division


The Fort Detrick Protection Division executes force protection and anti-terrorism activities and training, and develops, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the status of the Fort Detrick Protection and anti-terrorism programs.


Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization & Security (DPTMS)


The Fort Detrick Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization & Security.