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The MICC Communicator is an authorized publication for members of the U.S. Army. Contents of the MICC Communicator are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or Mission and Installation Contracting Command. The MICC Communicator is a reoccurring publication produced by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Office of Public and Congressional Affairs. All editorial content is prepared, edited, provided and approved by the MICC Office of Public and Congressional Affairs.
The Mission and Installation Contracting Command delivers the power of Army contracting within the continental United States Strategic Support Area for Army forces to ensure globally dominant land force capability.
Contracting for Soldiers
Members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command support Soldiers and their families through the acquisition of goods and services vital to their mission and well-being. Headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the MICC is made up of about 1,300 military and civilian members responsible for contracting goods and services in support of Soldiers. Our motto is Contracting for Soldiers.
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Freedom of Information Act
The Office of the Chief Information Officer has the responsibility for oversight of the Army Contracting Command's Freedom of Information Act Program. The Freedom of Information Act is a federal law that establishes the public's right to request existing records from federal government agencies. Requests are only for agency "records." The agency is not required to create documents in response to a request.
FOIA, which is known by its legal cite as 5 U.S.C. § 552, along with the Department of Defense and Army Regulations, govern how requests will be processed within the Army. Army Regulation 25-55, the Department of the Army FOIA Program, can be found at Part 518 of Chapter 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations, which is available in most public libraries.
See Also: The Privacy Act
Any person can file a FOIA request, including U.S. citizens and foreign nationals, organizations, universities, businesses, and state and local governments may also file FOIA requests.
No special form is required; however, the request should be labeled as a "Freedom of Information Act Request," with a reasonable description of the records requested. You must also state a willingness to pay any search and review fees.
You can request documents under the FOIA by fax, letter, or electronic mail and must include the following information:
Name and business name (if applicable)
Mailing and email addresses
Fax number (if applicable)
Whether the requester wants to view the documents or have them copied and mailed
If requesting a fee waiver, the requestor must state the basis for the waiver
Download: Sample MICC FOIA request
Requests for information under FOIA may be sent to the following:
Fax: (210) 466-2295, the fax coversheet should be addressed to the attention of: "MICC FOIA Officer."
Electronic Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal Mail: U. S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Office of Counsel – FOIA Officer, 2219 Infantry Post Road, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-1361
Categories of requesters and how their fees determined:
Commercial - Requesters who seek information for a use or purpose that furthers their commercial, trade, or profit interest are considered commercial requesters. Commercial requesters pay all fees for search, review, and duplication.
Educational -Institutions of education, including preschools, elementary or secondary schools and institutions of higher learning, qualify as educational institutions. The records must be sought in furtherance of scholarly research. Educational requesters pay only duplication fees, unless it is determined that fees are waived or reduced in the public interest. The first 100 pages are provided at no cost.
Non-commercial scientific - A non-commercial scientific institution is operated solely for conducting scientific research. The records must be sought in furtherance of scientific research. Like educational requesters, these requesters pay only duplication fees, unless it is determined that fees are waived or reduced in the public interest. The first 100 pages are provided at no cost.
News media - A representative of the news media is a person actively gathering news for an entity organized and operated to publicize or broadcast news to the public. News media pay only duplication fees, unless it is determined that fees are waived or reduced in the public interest. The first 100 pages are provided at no cost.
Other requester - Requesters who do not qualify in another category are considered "other" requesters, and normally make requests for agency records for their personal use. "Other" requesters receive two hours search time, all review costs, and the first 100 pages at no cost.
IMPORTANT - Willingness to pay statement
All requesters must include a "willingness to pay statement" in their request, regardless of the fee category, however, this does not mean a fee will be charged. The requester can set a limit on the costs to be incurred. For example, he or she may state "not to exceed $50." If the estimate for answering the request exceeds the limit, the FOIA Officer will call the requester to discuss his/her options. The requester has four options: accept the copied documents up to the previous specified amount of money; cancel the entire request; authorize the money needed to complete the request; or, authorize additional funds up to another specified amount. Except for commercial requesters whose fees total more than $15, waivers are always considered.
Charges. Fees are assessed only for search, review, and copies. FOIA requesters whose bill comes to $15 or less are not charged:
Administrative (E-9/GS-8 and below) rate per hour: $24
Professional (Contractor/O-1 to O-6/W-1 to W-5/GS-9 to GS-15) rate per hour: $48
Executive (O-7 and above and Senior Executive Service) rate per hour: $110
Copy rate per page: .15 cents
Microfiche produced, each: $3.50
Commercial requester: Are generally charged for search, duplication and review.
Educational/scientific/news media: Are generally charged for duplication only after the first 100 pages.
Other requestors: Are generally charged for searches past the first two hours and duplication after the first 100 pages.
For FOIA request payments, make check payable to the “Department of Treasury" and include the MICC FOIA number on the check.
The following are FOIA exemptions described in 5 U.S.C. 552(b):
Exemption 1 - Protects national Security information concerning the national defense of foreign policy, provided that it has been properly classified under Executive Order.
Exemption 2 - Protect records that are "related solely to internal personnel rules and practices of an agency" as well as those records that are trivial or housekeeping in nature for which there is no legitimate public interest or benefit to be gained by release.
Exemption 3 - Incorporates the various non disclosure provisions that are contained in other federal statutes.
Exemption 4 - Protects trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a non-government entity which is privileged or confidential and would cause substantial competitive harm to the source if disclosed or inhibit the government's ability to collect such information in the future.
Exemption 5 - Protects "inter-agency or intra-agency memorandums or letters which would not be available by law to a party other than one in litigation with the agency."
Exemption 6 - Protects information about individuals in "personnel and medical files and similar files" when disclosure of such information "would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy."
Exemption 7 - Protects "records or information compiled for law enforcement purposes, but only to the extent that the production of such law enforcement records or information" could be expected to cause one of the harms: (1) interference with law enforcement procedures; (2) deprive a person the right to a fair adjudication; or (3) cause an unwarranted invasion of privacy.
Exemption 8 - Protects matters that are "contained in or related to examination, operation or condition reports prepared by, on behalf of, or for the use of an agency responsible for the regulation or supervision of financial institutions."
Exemption 9 - Protects "geological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning wells."
There are seven reasons why an Army component may not release a record requested under FOIA:
The request is transferred to another Army component or Federal agency.
The Army component determines that it neither controls nor otherwise possesses the requested record.
A record has not been described with sufficient detail to conduct a reasonable search.
The requester has failed unreasonably to comply with procedural requirements.
The request is withdrawn by the requester.
The information requested is not a record within the meaning of the FOIA and AR 25-55.
The record is denied in whole or part in accordance with procedures set forth in the FOIA and AR 25-55.
Send questions or comments to:
Fax: (210) 466-2295
Phone: (210) 466-2268 or (210) 466-2278
Mail: U. S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Office of Counsel – FOIA Officer, 2219 Infantry Post Road, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-1361
Contact the MICC
The MICC Public and Congressional Affairs Office fulfills the Army's obligation to keep the American people and the Army informed as well as instill stakeholder confidence and credibility in the Army acquisition process.
Phone: (210) 466-2292
Street address: MICC Public Affairs Office, 2219 Infantry Post Road, BLDG 606, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-1361
Mailing address: MICC Public Affairs Office, 2219 Infantry Post Road, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-1361
The Mission and Installation Contracting Command is responsible for contracting throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. For inquiries regarding contract opportunities overseas, contact the Army Contracting Command. For inquiries on contract opportunities in the Middle East, contact the Army Contracting Command-Afghanistan Operations Division at email@example.com.
Mission and Installation Contracting Command
Headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the Mission and Installation Contracting Command consists of about 1,300 military and civilian members who are responsible for contracting goods and services in support of Soldiers as well as readying trained contracting units for the operating force and contingency environment when called upon. The MICC provides contracting support for Soldiers across Army commands, installations and activities located in the continental United States and Puerto Rico. MICC mission partners include the U.S. Army Forces Command, U.S. Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, U.S. Army Futures Command, U.S. Army North, U.S. Army Reserve Command and U.S. Army Medical Command. The MICC consists of two brigades, two field directorate offices, 28 contracting offices and 10 battalions.
418th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas
MICC-Dugway Proving Ground is a full-service contracting office. It awards and manages the full spectrum of contract vehicles in support of the Army Test and Evaluation Command and Developmental Test Command's West Desert Test Center, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground Garrison base operations support functions, Dugway Proving Ground Network Enterprise Center, Rapid Integration and Acceptance Center and other tenant and federal agencies conducting testing and training on Dugway Proving Ground. Using innovative contracting methods and a highly competent workforce, office staff responds to the needs of the fluctuating test and training requirements. They are committed to supporting the warfighter and improving the quality of life at Dugway Proving Ground.
Director: Jim Keetch
MICC-Fort Bliss and the 919th Contracting Battalion provide the 1st Armored Division as well as other Fort Bliss and White Sands Missile Range tenant activities with disciplined and responsive contracting solutions and oversight including cradle to grave contract support for supplies, services and construction. On order, the 919th CBN provides trained and deployable contracting support scalable to the operating force needs.
Commander: Lt. Col. Eric Brooks
MICC-Fort Carson and the 918th Contingency Contracting Battalion plan and execute world-class contracting operations in support of Fort Carson and the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site. Core customers include the 4th Infantry Division, garrison headquarters, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, various medical units and 71st Ordnance Group as well as tenants units.
Commander: Lt. Col. Amy Saal
418th Contracting Support Brigade
The 418th Contracting Support Brigade is located at Fort Hood, Texas. Activated in July 2013, the brigade enhances installation and operational contracting support to Army commands. Subordinate to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command, it provides strategically aligned support to commands and installations. Among the major customers supported by the 418th CSB-Fort Hood are the Army Reserve Command and Army Test and Evaluation Command.
Commander: Col. Jessie Griffith
MICC-Fort Hood/901st Contracting Battalion
MICC-Fort Hood and the 901st Contracting Battalion provide cradle-to-grave contract support for supplies, services and construction in support of the Fort Hood Garrison and its tenant units. Its core customers include III Armored Corps and its subordinate units, which are prepared to rapidly deploy and conduct the full range of military operations to seize, retain and exploit the initiative, in order to deter or defeat any adversary. The corps is prepared to exercise mission command of Army, joint and multi-national forces, as a corps, joint task force or combined joint forces land component command
MICC-Fort Hood director: Tunissha Marshall
901st CBN commander: Lt. Col. Ian Vargas
The MICC-Fort Irwin contracting office serves as a vital member of the National Training Center team and a key component in the successful fulfillment of the installation. MICC-Fort Irwin continually strives to provide quality products and services to its customers in a timely and cost-effective manner. Current information on active contracts, upcoming and ongoing solicitations and quotations is available upon request. Its core customers include the National Training Center Headquarters, Joint Center of Excellence, Fort Irwin Network Enterprise Center, National Training Center Operations Group, and U.S. Army Medical Activity
Commander: Lt. Col Phuong H. Nguyen
The MICC-Fort Polk contracting office is subordinate to the 419th Contracting Support Brigade located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Its core customers include the Joint Readiness Training Center Headquarters, JRTC Operations Group, Network Enterprise Center and 7th Signal Brigade, Logistics Readiness Center, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk Garrison, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, 18th Airborne Corps and 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.
Director: Lt. Col. Lisbon Williams
MICC-Fort Riley and the 923rd Contracting Battalion contracting activities support Fort Riley, Kansas. MICC-Fort Riley supports Soldiers, their families and civilians in the north central Kansas region. Core customers include the 1st Infantry Division, Civilian Human Resources Agency Southwest Region, Fort Riley Network Enterprise Center, 10th Air Support Operations Squadron, Irwin Army Community Hospital, and Fort Riley Warrior Transition Battalion.
Commander: Lt. Col. Randy Garcia
The MICC-Joint Base Lewis-McChord contracting office and 902nd Contracting Battalion provide effective and efficient contracting solutions to joint customers that produce the best value to the mission, service members and their families, and the installation community. MICC-JBLM provides support to Army and Air Force customers on the joint base as well as Army requirements at Yakima Training Center, Washington. Its procurements include supplies, services, minor construction, utilities, and grant-cooperative agreement support. The office also provides contracting support for installation support services to other MICC offices in the 418th Contracting Support Brigade area of responsibility. The 902nd CBN works hand-in-hand with the MICC-JBLM office to support local and migrated acquisitions when not deployed in support of joint warfighting requirements. The battalion provides operational contracting support to regionally aligned forces including I Corps, 7th Infantry Division, and other missions as assigned in the U.S. Pacific Command theater of operations and elsewhere. Other core customers include the JBLM Headquarters, 62nd Airlift Wing, Madigan Army Medical Center and JBLM Network Enterprise Center.
MICC-JBLM director: Vincent Marsh
902nd Contracting Battalion commander: Lt. Col. Juan Villatoro
MICC-Yuma Proving Ground is a remotely located installation office staffed with a diverse workforce of highly trained professionals who execute a variety of contract actions based on the customer needs. The contracting office provides customer service and stands ready to assist mission partners in meeting their mission. MICC-Yuma Proving Ground primarily supports the Army Test and Evaluation Command and Installation Management Command at Yuma Proving Ground as well as various other smaller tenant activities. The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command presence at Yuma Proving Ground consists of three unique testing facilities including the Cold Regions Test Center in Fort Greely, Alaska; Tropic Region Test Center with operations in South America; and the Yuma Test Center, all of which are supported by MICC-Yuma Proving Ground. Yuma Proving Ground is the premier testing authority ensuring the utmost warfighter success. The Installation Management Command provides professional garrison services to the community, which includes Soldiers, civilians, family members and retirees.
Director: Tejae Craig
419th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
419th Contracting Support Brigade
Activated in June 2013, the 419th Contracting Support Brigade located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, enhances installation and operational contracting support to Army commands. Subordinate to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command, it provides strategically aligned support to commands and installations. The brigade is made up of more than 400 military and civilian personnel, four battalions and seven installation-level contracting offices. Those include the 900th Contracting Battalion at Fort Bragg; 904th CBN at Fort Stewart, Georgia; 922nd CBN at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 925th CBN at Fort Drum, New York; MICC-Fort Jackson, South Carolina; MICC-Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; and MICC-Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. Also, MICC personnel assigned to Moffett Field, California, are aligned subordinate to the MICC-Fort McCoy contracting office.
Commander: Col. James Craig
MICC-Fort Bragg/900th Contracting Battalion
MICC-Fort Bragg and the 900th Contracting Battalion provide support services to both Army and Air Force customers. Procurements include supplies, services, minor construction and utilities. It is a subordinate unit of the 419th Contracting Support Brigade at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. MICC-Fort Bragg is made up of about 125 military and civilian members assigned to the contracting office and battalion who are responsible for contracting good and services in support of Soldiers. Core mission partners include the 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization and Air Mobility Command.
Commander: Lt. Col. Jay Vandenbos
905th Contracting Battalion
Operational control of the 905th Contracting Battalion realigns to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Oct. 1, 2022. The 905th CBN primary senior contracting officer authority remains with U.S. Special Operations Command along with its accompanying contracting policies and procedures. SOCOM is responsible for developing and employing fully capable forces to conduct global special operations and activities as part of the joint force to support persistent, networked and distributed combatant command operations and campaigns against state and non-state actors to protect and advance U.S. policies and objectives.
Commander: Lt. Col. Adam Salazar
MICC-Fort Campbell and the 922nd Contracting Battalion provide operational contracting support to ensure the readiness of the Fort Campbell, Kentucky, training mission directly impacting Soldiers across the globe. Core mission partners supported include the 101st Airborne Division, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Contracting support for the installation also extends to the Military Entrance Processing Station, ROTC activities as well as various other tenant units.
Director: Stephen Heath
Commander: Lt. Col. Eric Banks
MICC-Fort Drum and the 925th Contracting Battalion Drum provide cradle-to-grave contract support for supplies, services and construction in support of the Fort Drum Garrison, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) and its tenant units. The 925th CBN and MICC-Fort Drum provide contracting support to enable Fort Drum full-spectrum training and base operations supporting all service branches, 11 states and parts of Canada. Contracting support extends to Fort Polk, Louisiana, and all U.S. Army divisions rotating through the Joint Readiness Training Center.
Commander: Lt. Col. Rickey Torres
MICC-Fort Jackson provides base operations support to the Fort Jackson installation and tenants including the U.S. Army Central, 3rd Army located at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, and 81st Reserve Support Command in nine southeastern states and Puerto Rico. Fort Jackson is located outside Columbia, South Carolina, and is the largest and most active initial training center in the Army. The U.S. Army Training Center is responsible for training 50 percent of all Soldiers and 80 percent of women entering the Army each year. Fort Jackson is home to the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute, the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School and Defense Academy for Credibility Assessment. The installation support extends to more than 52,000 acres with more than 100 ranges and field training sites and 1,160 buildings. More than 3,900 active-duty Soldiers and their 14,000 family members make Fort Jackson their home. The installation employs 5,200 civilians and provides services to post customers and more than 36,000 retirees and family members. Mission partners also supported by MICC-Fort Jackson also include the logistics readiness center, directorate of public works, directorate of emergency services as well as the plans, analysis and integration office.
Director: Tomika L. Brown
MICC-Fort McCoy is a tenant at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. MICC-Fort McCoy supports the installation, its tenants as well as the 88th Regional Support Command with geographic locations in a 19-state region. Core mission partners supported include the Fort McCoy installation, 88th Regional Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve Command, Network Enterprise Technology Command, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and U.S. Army Medical Command.
Director: Megan Abbott
MICC-Fort Buchanan Division
MICC-Fort Buchanan was converted as an installation contracting office in July 2004 as an office under the Army Reserve Contracting Center at Fort Dix, New Jersey. The contracting office remained structured under the Army Reserve Contracting Center until the reorganization under the Mission and Installation Contracting Command July 19, 2011. This office supports Soldiers and their families through the acquisition of goods and services vital to their mission and well-being. The MICC-Fort Buchanan provides contracting support to the Fort Buchanan community, Fort Buchanan tenant organizations and U.S. Army Reserve. Contracting support includes minor construction, services and supplies. Core mission partners include the Fort Buchanan Garrison, 1st Mission Support Command, Fort Buchanan Logistic Readiness Center and Fort Buchanan Network Enterprise Center.
MICC-Moffett Field Division
MICC-Moffett Field is located in Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. It is staffed by a dedicated group of Soldiers and DOD civilians who support Army Reserve units in a seven-state region.
MICC-Fort Stewart and the 904th Contracting Battalion are the primary purchasing activities supporting the installation. They are among several other agencies involved in specific categories of procurement on Fort Stewart including the directorate of community activities and services, Army Corps of Engineers, Defense Commissary Agency, the Exchange and General Services Administration. Each of these offices maintains its own procurement source list and should be contacted individually. Another source of procurement opportunities is through use of the Government Purchase Card Program.
Commander: Lt. Col. Torrionne Reche'
Field Directorate Office-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Texas
MICC-Fort Belvoir provides all contracting support to Fort Belvoir Garrison and other tenant organizations at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Fort Meade, Maryland, the Military District of Washington, Fort Detrick, Maryland, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, as well as many of the tenants organizations. In addition, we support all non-medical procurements for Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The types of supplies, construction and services it procures include:
Construction: Barracks, dining facilities, maintenance shops, hangars, hospitals, airfields, roads, levees, damns, hazardous and toxic waste remediation, and dredging.
Engineering services: Concept studies, master planning, engineering studies, all types of surveying and mapping, engineering design and construction, and inspections services.
Other services: Trash collection, grass mowing, janitorial, oversight and maintenance of recreational parks, information technology, and real estate appraisal.
Supplies and equipment: Generators, heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, kitchen equipment, electronic gear, petroleum products, repair parts, lumber, cement, computers and peripheral equipment, and publications.
MICC-Fort Belvoir's core mission partners supported also include the Fort Belvoir Garrison, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Fort A.P. Hill Garrison, Arlington National Cemetery, Defense Acquisition University, 3rd Infantry Regiment Old Guard, U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, and Army Management Staff College.
Commander: Lt. Col. Erica Chin
Director: Ramona Watts-Sutton
MICC-Fort Knox contracts for a wide spectrum of services, supplies, maintenance and construction in support of activities located at Fort Knox and satellite organizations. Supply purchases under $3,000, services under $2,500 and construction under $2,000 can be made through the Government Purchase Card Program. MICC-Fort Knox uses electronic commerce for simplified acquisition requirements under $100,000. Core mission partners supported include the Deputy Chief of Staff, Army G-1, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, U.S. Army Recruiting Command and Military Entrance Processing Command. For more information on contracts specific to MICC-Fort Knox and the MICC-Fort Knox Advance Acquisition Forecast, call (502) 624-8043.
Delivering bids and proposals
Bidders and offerors are cautioned to ensure their bids and proposals are delivered to MICC-Fort Knox, Bldg. 1109B, Ste. 250, 199 6th Ave., Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121-5720 between 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays no later than the time and day indicated in the solicitation, and all amendments to the solicitation have been acknowledged. MICC-Fort Knox will not accept faxed bids or amendment acknowledgements unless specifically allowed in the solicitation itself.
MICC-Fort Knox Government Purchase Card
The MICC-Fort Knox Government Purchase Card agency program coordinator can be reached at (502) 624-4254. MICC in the Army. GPC forms specific to MICC-Fort Knox include billing official registration, alternate billing official registration, cardholder registration and cardholder termination form.
MICC-Fort Knox contacts (DSN 464-XXXX)
Director: (502) 624-6854/6858
Contracts Division: (502) 624-8072
Contract Management Division: (502) 624-8438
Specialized Division: (502) 624-8069
Competition Advocate: (502) 624-8161
Small Business Professional: (502) 624-3400
Director: Charles G. Trumpfheller
FDO-Fort Sam Houston
FDO-Fort Sam Houston supports the U.S. Army North/5th Army, Defense support to civil authorities as well as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response missions by Army Reserve units in the continental United States.
Director: Col. Toney Stephenson
Installation Readiness Center
The MICC-FDO Installation Readiness Center serves as the strategic central location to award new and follow-on contracts for installation operations and support in order to strategically align MICC contract execution with its major mission partners’ readiness priorities and lines of effort. It effectively promotes strategic Army category management objectives to optimize support for Soldiers while realizing increased savings, reduced procurement actions lead times and standardization of services across the Army for such support functions as food services and base operations.
Director: Mike Vicory
GPC Program Management Center
The MICC-FDO Government Purchase Card Program Management Center represents the Army’s largest, most demanding and most complex program based on its annual dollar volume, number of transactions, high-profile and high-operational tempo external customers, and complexity involved in providing “no mission fail” program management support. The establishment of GPC program management center provide increased GPC personnel efficiencies and effectiveness, increased standardization in GPC policies and processes as well as improved GPC mission support and assured continuity of operations support for the command and its mission partners, Annually, the MICC GPC program manages approximately more than 400,000 transactions valued at about $800 million.
Director: Ray Estrada
MICC-Fort Sam Houston
MICC-Fort Sam Houston is as an integral and indispensable partner in accomplishing the Army's mission through contracted material and services solutions. It plans, integrates, awards and administers contracts in support of Army North, Army South, the Military District of Washington as well as the Installation Management Command and its subordinate elements. Core mission partners supported also include the Army Environmental Command Environmental Contracting Division and several Department of the Army headquarters activities including the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management and Base Realignment and Closure Division, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment, U.S. Army Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains, U.S. Army Information Technology Agency, U.S. Army Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Housing and Partnerships. Additionally, MICC-Fort Sam supports the Army Reserve Command's 63rd Regional Support Command, Army Medical Command, Brooke Army Medical Center, Army Medical Department Center and School, U.S. Army North, Joint Task Force-North and 75th Battalion Command Training Division. The office also provides utility and energy program management support, advisory and assistance services to MICC contracting support brigades, field directorate offices and directors of installation contracting offices.
Director: Kimberly A. Wentrcek
Field Directorate Office-Fort Eustis, JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia
MICC-Carlisle Barracks is made up of certified professionals who provide disciplined and responsive contracting solutions and oversight to deliver ready, decisive and synchronized business solutions and contracting support for the Army’s pre-eminent leader development institution. Its core mission partner supported include the U.S. Army War College and Carlisle Barracks Garrison. MICC-Carlisle Barracks provides the USAWC schools, centers and institutes, Installation Management Command and tenant activities.
Director: Kevin Kauffman
MICC-Fort Benning provides contracting solutions for the Maneuver Center of Excellence, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Benning and tenant units in support of Soldiers and their families. Key tenants include the 75th Ranger Regiment, Martin Army Community Hospital, Installation Management Command, Logistic Readiness Center, Special Forces Advisory Brigade, and Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation. Fort Benning trains 52% of the Army’s Soldiers during any given year in infantry, armor and leadership skills. It possesses both a Noncommissioned Officer Academy and Officer Candidate School, along with sniper and airborne schools. It is the Army’s sixth largest installation and hosts the Army’s largest logistics readiness center.
Director: Patty Queen-Harper
MICC-Fort Gordon is responsible for the solicitation and award of new contracts up to $5.5 million for supplies, equipment, services and minor construction that support daily operations of the Fort Gordon Garrison, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and assigned tenant activities. MICC-Fort Gordon performs contract administration for garrison support contracts regardless of dollar value and performs contract administration of other contracts performed on Fort Gordon as directed by higher headquarters. The office also issues government purchase cards to individuals within other supported Fort Gordon activities for making buys up to $3,000 for miscellaneous items such as office and administrative supplies. Additional mission partners supported by MICC-Fort Gordon include the Defense Forensic Science Center, Eisenhower Army Medical Center non-medical supplies and services, 7th Signal Command headquarters, Fort Gordon Network Enterprise Center, 35th Signal Brigade, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, 706th Military Intelligence Group, 3rd Medical Command and 335th Signal Command.
Director: Tara McAdoo
MICC Fort Leavenworth
MICC Fort Leavenworth provides contracting support to all Training and Doctrine Command activities and the Combined Arms Center as well as provides direct base operations support for the Installation Management Command, Army Forces Command, Army Medical Command, Army Correctional Command, Joint Regional Correctional Command and other tenant activities located at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
The types of supplies, construction and services it procures include:
Mission contract support - Doctrine development, advisory and assistance services, analytical support, special studies, war fighter support, field manuals, simulation support, combat development, software development, training and courseware development.
Supply contract support - ADP hardware, industrial equipment, training materials, odorized bulk propane, office supplies as well as rock, salt and sand.
Construction, repair and renovation contracts - building alterations and renovations, asphalt, concrete, elevator, painting, sewage, air conditioning and heating, boilers, electrical, masonry, roofing and utilities.
Service contract support - administrative support and classroom services, IT equipment maintenance, analog and digital cellular services, IT system services, translation services, custodial services, copier maintenance, elevator maintenance, gas line survey, packing and crating, post graduate degree courses, fire extinguisher services and architectural and engineering design services.
Simplified acquisitions under $150,000.
Services - bus rental, cable television, IT maintenance and furniture movement.
Supplies - ADP equipment and supplies, light fixtures and lamps, cleaning supplies and equipment, recreational equipment, repair parts for all types of equipment, photographic supplies, office equipment, office supplies, communication equipment, engineering supplies, heavy-duty engineering equipment, and commercial furnishings.
Typical bankcard acquisitions - books and training aids, miscellaneous medical supplies, ADP software, supplies and equipment, office furniture, plumbing parts and hardware, and safety equipment.
MICC-Presidio of Monterey Division
MICC-Presidio of Monterey is responsible for providing contracting plans, integrates, awards and administers contracts in support of a variety of mission partners including the Presidio of Monterey Garrison, Defense Language Institute and Defense Manpower Data Center. It provides quality contract support and sound business advice in support of Soldiers and their families.
Director: Lisa Carrawell
MICC-Fort Lee provides cradle-to-grave contract support for supplies, services and construction to the Fort Lee Garrison, Combined Arms Support Command, directorate of logistics, Network Enterprise Technology Command, Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Software Engineering Center, U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems-Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Enterprise Systems and Services, 23rd Brigade and other tenant units on Fort Lee, Virginia. Additional mission partners supported include the Global Combat Support System and U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School.
Contact MICC-Fort Lee:
Mailing address - 1830 Quartermaster Road, Bldg. 7124, Fort Lee, VA 23801
Business operations - (804) 734-4841
Director: Debbie Frankovich
MICC-Fort Leonard Wood provides efficient and responsive customer support in the acquisition of quality, cost effective and timely delivery of services, construction and supplies in order to sustain the warfighter and support the missions of the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood Garrison activities and tenant organizations. The Army center of excellence trains more than 80,000 military and civilians each year in active component courses. Fort Leonard Wood is relied upon to train and educate service members and develop leaders, doctrine and future capabilities for the U.S. Army Engineer School, the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School, and the U.S. Army Military Police School. It also serves as the training ground for one in five new Soldiers entering Army Basic Combat Training. Fort Leonard Wood is also home to one of the Army's largest and most diverse non-commissioned officer academies.
In addition to being a premier training center, Fort Leonard Wood is home to and supports numerous deployable U.S. Forces Command units including the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, which oversees two battalions of engineer, military police and support functions. The maneuver enhancement brigade is the Army's choice to execute the Defense Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Response Force mission for the nation.
Director: James E. Tucker
The MICC-Fort Rucker contracting office ensures the installation's needs are met through the acquisition of supplies, services and construction in support of Soldiers, their families and Army civilians. Fort Rucker is the largest helicopter training installation in the world. As the home of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and aviation branch, Fort Rucker is charged with producing aviation Soldiers for the world’s premier aviation force. The center’s primary mission is to train military, civilian and international personnel in aviation-related and leadership skills to prepare Army Aviation for the future. Contracting support extends to core mission partners including the Fort Rucker Garrison Command, U.S. Army Aviation Center and School, U.S. Army Safety Center, U.S. Army Warrant Officer Career College, U.S. Army Aviation Technical Test Center, U.S. Army Air Traffic Services Command, U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, U.S. Army Aeromedical Center and other resident organizations primarily focused on Army aviation.
Director: Nicole C. McKenzie
The MICC-Fort Sill contracting office provides effective and efficient contracting support to its mission partners in support of Soldiers, their families and the installation community while maintaining the public's trust and fulfilling public policy objectives. MICC-Fort Sill provides support to the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence, Installation Management Command, U.S. Army Forces Command and tenant units on the installation.
Director: Sharon K. McKinzie
MICC Field Directorate Office-Fort Eustis
MICC Field Directorate Office-Fort Eustis is located on Joint Base Langley-Eustis in southeastern Virginia. JB Langley-Eustis is the home of the U.S. Army's Transportation Museum and U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. MICC FDO-Fort Eustis oversees 11 contracting offices within the MICC providing them with contract support, business advice, and acquisition oversight.
Director: Tim Tweed
MICC-Fort Eustis provides acquisition and contracting support in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and select TRADOC major subordinate commands, TACOM watercraft, select Installation Management Command organizations, installation tenant activities and Medical Command. Types of supplies and services it procures includes information technology, base operations, service contracts, language services, distributed learning services, depot-level maintenance for all Army watercraft and master contracts for services.
Director: Latosha McCoy
MICC-West Point is the installation contracting office for the West Point Garrison, the United States Military Academy and supported tenants to include the acquisition support center, logistics readiness center and U.S. Military Academy Prep School. MICC-West Point purchases supplies, equipment, utilities, construction and base operation type services as well services in support of USMA.
Director: Tracy DeVito
MICC Office of Small Business Programs
The MICC Office of Small Business Programs fosters acquisition opportunities to all small business categories where small businesses can best support Soldiers and their families, thus ensuring Army readiness and developing a viable, robust Industrial base. The MICC exceeded all five small business goals in fiscal 2021 for the seventh consecutive year. Contract actions awarded to American small businesses by the command totaled more than $2.6 billion.
The Doing Business with the MICC Guidebook serves to assist small businesses with doing business with the Department of Army and Mission and Installation Contracting Command. The mission of the MICC Office of Small Business Programs is to foster acquisition opportunities to all small business categories where small businesses can best support Soldiers and their families, thus ensuring Army readiness and developing a viable, robust Industrial base. OSBP personnel and small business professionals work diligently to ensure effective implementation of the Army Office of Small Business Programs and fulfillment of the MICC’s mission.
Download Doing Business with the MICC Guidebook
To facilitate review of capability packages submitted to the MICC, it is recommended that submissions, to the maximum extent possible, include the information below to ensure submissions provide the necessary details to adequately assess capabilities. Submissions can be sent via email listed in the small business professionals contact tab below.
Full business name as registered in SAM.gov
Current business address and business phone number(s)
Website address, if applicable
Business Commercial and Government Entity, or CAGE, code
Business Unique Entity Identifier, or UEI
A point of contact along with an email address and phone number
A brief overview describing the supply and/or service
A description on how the business stands out amongst the competition; be concise and customize the document making the reader want to know more
Details of the business's past performance, if applicable
The socio-economic classifications such as, small business, small disadvantaged business, service disabled veteran small business, woman owned small business, historically underutilized business, 8(a), etc.
North American Industry Classification System, or NAICS, codes and/or Product Service Code
Potential interest in subcontracting opportunities
Format in PDF, Microsoft Word or PowerPoint, not exceeding one page
Only use the company's branding and logos, do not use other logos, as this could present a legal issue
The Mission and Installation Contracting Command is responsible for contracting throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. For questions related to contract opportunities outside of the United States, contact the Army Contracting Command.
The MICC Advanced Acquisition Forecast is a forecasting tool targeted to both industry and government. The plan provides a snapshot of existing and planned contracting actions for numerous installations and Army Commands for next fiscal year and beyond. The listing may be especially helpful to small businesses seeking prime and subcontracting contracting opportunities with the U.S. Army. The plan is current as of Nov. 30, 2022, and will be updated biannually. You may download the MICC Advanced Acquisition Forecast from Google Drive as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for editing and filtering purposes.
To download the forecast:
Click on the MICC Advanced Acquisition Forecast hyperlink,
In the toolbar, click File>Download>Microsoft Excel (.xlsx).
Follow the prompts.
SAM.gov is an official U.S. government online source for contract opportunities. Organizations within the federal government publish notices on proposed contract actions valued at more than $25,000. These notices, or contract opportunities, cover announcements through official solicitations in the pre-award process. Anyone interested in doing business with the government can use this system to research active opportunities.
The System for Award Management is an official website of the U.S. government. There is no cost to use SAM. You can use this site for free to: Register to do business with the U.S. government, update or renew your entity registration, check status of an entity registration, or search for entity registration or exclusion records.
SBA SubNet allows the search of solicitations from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Acquisition.gov is your one stop shop for online access to DOD agencies' policies and procedures. Here you may access the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and Army Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.
The Federal Acquisition Regulation is the primary document in the federal acquisition regulations system, containing uniform policies and procedures for acquisition by all federal agencies.
The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and procedures, guidance and information is the procurement regulation applicable to DOD contracting activities that implements and supplements the FAR.
The Army Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement implements and supplements the FAR and DFARS in order to establish uniform policies for Army acquisition.
DOD Directive 5000.01, The Defense Acquisition System, effective Sept. 9, 2020, provides management principles and policies for all DOD acquisition programs.
DOD Instruction 5000.02, Operation of the Adaptive Acquisition Framework, effective Jan. 23, 2020, contains changes to DOD acquisition policies, which establishes the framework for translating capability needs and technology opportunities into stable, affordable and well-managed acquisition programs, from systems acquisition lifecycle to acquisition of services.
DODI Directive 4205.01, effective Mar. 10, 2009, is the DOD directive on DOD small business programs.
The Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 provides information on matters such as excessive regulatory compliance, improper procurement procedures and other impediments to small businesses and how to pursue relief. For more information visit the Small Business Administration's Office of the National Ombudsman and view the Army Office of Small Business Programs Policy Letter 16-04, Enforcement of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act.
Alamo AFCEA conducts an in-person event Nov. 14 - 17, 2022, at La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas. For more information visit the AFCEA ACE website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2022 Small, Minority, Women and Veteran Business Owners Conference takes place Dec. 7 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Freeman Expo Hall in San Antonio. Registration is open until Oct. 1. For more information visit https://www.bexar.org/130/Conference.
The Small Business Administration offers its two-day class Boots to Business twice a week, (Tuesday/Wednesday and Thursday/Friday) the fourth week of every month at the Soldier Development Center at Fort Hood, Texas.
B2B class dates include:
Jan. 24-25 & Jan. 26-27, 2023
Feb. 21 - 22, & Feb. 23 - 24, 2023
March 28 - 29 & March 30 - 31, 2023
April 25 - 26 & April 27 - 28, 2023
May 23 - 24 & May 25 - 26, 2023
June 27 - 28 & June 29 - 30, 2023
July 25 - 26 & July 27 - 28, 2023
Aug. 22 - 23 & Aug. 24 - 25, 2023
Sept. 26 - 27 & Sept. 28 - 29, 2023
Oct. 24 - 25 & Oct. 26 - 27, 2023
Nov. 28 - 29 & Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2023 (tentative)
For more information contact Boots-to-Business@sba.gov or call (844) 610-VET1 or (202) 205-VET1.
UTSA and PTAC small business training on various topics is available by visiting https://ptac.iedtexas.org/training/.
The Colorado PTAC offers training events on various topics. For more information visit https://www.coloradoptac.org/ or view its education and training events calendar at https://coptac.ecenterdirect.com/events.
The El Paso Procurement Technical Assistance Center conducts events on various topics using both in-person and virtual platforms. For upcoming events visit the El Paso PTAC Contract Opportunities Center.
2023 MICC ADVANCE PLANNING BRIEFINGS FOR INDUSTRY
Planning is underway for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command’s 2023 Advance Planning Briefings for Industry. Click here for feedback solicited by the MICC from the fiscal 2021 and 2022 APBI registrants. The command sought additional feedback from industry to help it determine which APBI options would best suit industry in fiscal 2023, which can be found here.
Prior MICC Advance Planning Briefing for Industry
Day 1 - March 7 - Officials with the MICC Field Directorate Office at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, briefed forecasted requirements (slides) for JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Day 2 - March 8 - Officials with the 419th Contracting Support Brigade at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, briefed forecasted requirements (slides) for Fort Bragg, Fort Drum, New York, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Fort Stewart, Georgia, and Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.
Day 3 - March 9 - Officials with the MICC Field Directorate Office at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, briefed forecasted requirements (slides) for Fort Benning, Georgia, Fort Lee, Virginia, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, Fort Eustis, Fort Rucker, Alabama, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Fort Gordon, Georgia, West Point, New York, and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Day 4 - March 10 - Officials with the 418th Contracting Support Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas, briefed forecasted requirements (slides) for Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort Riley, Kansas, Fort Carson, Colorado, Fort Hood, Fort Polk, Louisiana, Fort Irwin, California, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, and Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.
Army Office of Small Business Programs
U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Small Business Programs
U.S. Army Installation Management Command
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
U.S. Army Sustainment Command
U.S. Army Reserve Command
U.S. Mission and Installation Contracting Command
MICC Office of Small Business Programs
See related story: Registration open for 2022 national virtual industry outreach
For more information on the 2022 APBI view the SAM.gov notice.
The MICC teamed with the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center to offer one-on-one meetings with small businesses representatives during a 2022 PTAC Conference and Matchmaker May 23 and 24 at no cost. The event servesdas an extension of the 2022 APBI as an opportunity for small businesses to market their capabilities.
SAM.gov is the official U.S. government website to solicit, receive and manage federal contract awards including sources sought synopsis, request for information, pre-solicitation and solicitation notices, sole source justifications and other notices. A special notice for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Advance Planning Briefing to Industry, or APBI, was published in Jan. 6, 2021, to SAM.gov.
Consolidated daily briefing slides as well as the APBI agenda are posted to SAM.gov.
For questions or more information, you may contact a MICC small business professional at the drop-down menu below.
MICC-Fort Benning, DOD Activity Address Code: W911SF
(757) 878-8199, email@example.com
MICC-Carlisle Barracks, DOD Activity Address Code: W91QF0
(757) 501-8119, firstname.lastname@example.org
MICC-Fort Eustis, DOD Activity Address Code: W911S0
(757) 501-8119/8192, email@example.com
MICC-Fort Gordon, DOD Activity Address Code: W91249
(757) 878-8199, firstname.lastname@example.org
MICC-Fort Leavenworth/MICC-Presidio of Monterey, DOD Activity Address Codes: W91QF4/W9124N
(757) 501-8119, email@example.com
MICC-Fort Lee, DOD Activity Address Code: W91QF5
(757) 501-8192, firstname.lastname@example.org
MICC-Fort Leonard Wood, DOD Activity Address Code: W911S7
(757) 501-8119, email@example.com
MICC-Fort Rucker, DOD Activity Address Code: W9124G
(757) 878-7066, firstname.lastname@example.org
MICC-Fort Sill, DOD Activity Address Code: W9124L
(757) 878-7066, email@example.com
MICC-West Point, DOD Activity Address Code: W911SD
(757) 501-8192, firstname.lastname@example.org
MICC FDO Installation Readiness Center, DOD Activity Address Code: W5168W
(210) 466-2153, email@example.com
MICC-Fort Belvoir, DOD Activity Address Code: W91QV1
(703) 806-4603, firstname.lastname@example.org
MICC-Fort Knox, DOD Activity Address Code: W9124D
(502) 624-3400, email@example.com
MICC-Fort Sam Houston, DOD Activity Address Code: W9124J
(210) 466-2153, firstname.lastname@example.org
Army Office of Small Business Programs
Advise the Secretary of the Army and the Army leadership on small business-related matters.
Maximize opportunities for innovative initiatives that contribute to expanding the small business industrial base relevant to the Army mission priorities.
Leverage Small Businesses to ensure expansion and/or sustainment of the industrial base and provide opportunities to obtain innovative technologies, supplies and services for our soldiers.
The U.S. Army Office of Small Business Programs has published its long range acquisition forecast for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. Upcoming requirements for various commands within the Army footprint can be viewed at https://osbp.army.mil/Resources/Army-Long-Range-Acquisition-Forecasts.
The Army Office of Small Business Programs reaffirmed its commitment to addressing misconceptions to improve communication with industry during the acquisition process in its July 2022 memo. A list of those misconceptions and facts about vendor communication from the Office of Management and Budget is available here.