Headquarters Command Battalion was established in February 1971 as a subordinate element of the Military District of Washington until September 2002. In October 2002, Headquarters Command Battalion became a sub-element of the Installation Management Agency which became the Installation Management Command on Oct. 25, 2006.

The battalion ensures Soldier readiness and provides quality support services, law enforcement, military working dog teams, force protection, and base support operations to more than 12,000 service members, 35,000 civilians, and 60,000 family members and retirees of the Fort Meade community. The unique and diverse missions of Headquarters Command Battalion make it one of the premier, multifaceted battalions in the United States Army.


LTC Chaveso Cook

Battalion Commander

CSM Gary Krese

Battalion Command Sergeant Major