Provide shipping and receiving of Ammunition and Explosives and the issue and Turn-In of Ammunition and Explosives. Conduct classification inspection of unit turn-in on unexpended ammunition for serviceability and verification of fired cartridges cases and inspections of residue and packaging materials for the presence of extraneous, live or hazardous materials. Provide installation logistics services to sustain unit readiness, ensure responsive force generation, and improve quality of life in our communities.
The Fort Devens Crime Prevention mission is to assist the Garrison Commander in making the Fort Devens community a safer and more secure environment for Soldiers, Family Members, workforce, retirees and visitors that access our Installation. The Crime Prevention program enhances the combined efforts of Fort Devens Law Enforcement, Physical Security, Safety and Force Protection by implementing sound crime prevention practices, executed at all levels. Crime prevention is one program that can have a major impact on installation crime rates at a relatively minor cost in both dollars and manpower. It takes less effort to discourage a criminal from perpetrating a crime or to teach a Soldier to avoid becoming a victim than it does to investigate a crime, identify the offender, prosecute him, and punish him. In addition, a proactive approach to law enforcement can help maintain the high quality of service life that can improve the retention of first-term Soldiers.
The mission of the Directorate of Emergency Services is to provide first class Law Enforcement, Physical Security and Access Control Operations for the Soldiers, Families and Civilians of Fort Devens through education, prevention and efficient emergency service response to support those who support our nation.
Directs, coordinates, synchronizes, and integrates installation operations and training support activities, while providing force protection, mobilization and demobilization, reserve component training support, force modernization, operational planning, and emergency operations functions to provide a focused operating and training environment for the Senior Commander and tenant organizations.
To provide and maintain excellent infrastructure and services with a customer-focused, quality-driven, and responsive team.
Provide assistance to the Installation Reserve Units to improve the overall quality and efficiency to the Army Food Service Program and the quality of life for the United States Army Reserves. To ensure Military Personnel consuming their daily meals stay healthy and “Fit to Fight”.
Privately owned weapons and ammunition must be controlled. The Garrison Commander has clear authority and responsibility to regulate privately owned weapons, explosives, and ammunition on Fort Devens. Personnel who remove privately owned weapons from Fort Devens will comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws pertaining to ownership, possession, and registration. The Fort Devens Police Department is responsible for ensuring weapons are registered IAW with applicable regulations.
Manages the local Intrusion Detection (IDS) program and equipment. Review and approve all Electronic Security Systems (ESS) designs, and monitor life cycle replacement of IDS and ESS systems. Assists with issuance PIN/PIC for Arms Room Access through the 99th Readiness Division.
Manages access control program for the installation processing visitors and issuing passes as needed. Detains, detects and deny personnel for access. Establishes installation access control procedures verifying identify of personnel entering the installation IASW with Army Policies, Regulations and Directives. Processes commercial vehicles for access to the installation.
Conduct Installation Physical Security inspections, staff assistance, surveys in accordance with regulations. Advises commanders, directors and unit personnel on all physical security requirements. Conducts preoccupancy inspections of new and leased facilities. Assists with deployment/ redeployment assistance in support of mission. Determines facility entry control requirements for MEVA/ HRT. Conducts MILCON reviews, DD 1391, attends charrettes. Conducts Physical Security training for garrison and tenant units, and maintains restricted area designated facility documents. Advises and coordinates with Garrison Anti-terrorism Officer.
The legal office provides legal support to the Garrison Commander and staff to include administrative and civil law, labor and employment law, environmental law, and magistrate issues.
The Fort Devens Physical Security Division's mission is to assist the Garrison Commander and Directorate of Emergency Services in all aspects of physical security for military members and their families, federal employees, officials and visitors in a professional and cost effective manner by deploying a highly trained and multidiscipline guard force and physical security inspection team.
We provide security support to all Garrison civilian, military, and contractor personnel on Fort Devens.
The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, known as SHARP, exists so the Army can prevent sexual harassment and sexual assaults before they occur. Our goal is to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual harassment by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army family.
Provide installation logistics services to sustain unit readiness, ensure responsive force generation, located in the New England Region Military Community, to ensure Military and DOD Civilian Personnel and Family members travel support and improve quality for life in our communities.