The Protection Branch maintains mission command, mission command networks & systems, and intelligence (MC/MCNSI) facility to provide the Commander with continuous, centralized situational awareness for force protection, incident response, consequence management and wartime mission support for the Fort Knox Area of Operations. On order, serve as the installation command post and Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Responsible for plans, exercises and mission command of emergency management operations associated with natural and man-made disasters in order to Prevent, Protect, Respond, Mitigate, and Recover from all hazards.

Contact Information

  • Protection Branch – (502) 624-1888
  • Emergency Operations Center – (502) 624-2707
  • Emergency Management – (502) 624-7048
  • Anti-Terrorism – (502) 624-7578