First Training Soldiers Arrive to Ordnance Campus

By Fort Lee Public AffairsSeptember 25, 2009

The Ordnance School operations at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. are beginning to wind down as construction at the school's new location at Fort Lee continues at a rapid pace. However, neither has stopped the institution from fulfilling its mission to train ordnance Soldiers. The Ordnance School transported the first wave of more than 500 ordnance advanced individual training Soldiers here Sept. 23 to begin training at the school's $700 million campus. Photo by T. Anthony Bell
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Ordnance School operations at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. are beginning to wind down as construction at the school's new location at Fort Lee continues at a rapid pace. However, neither has stopped the institution from fulfilling its mission to train ordnance Soldiers. The Ordnance School transported the first wave of more than 500 ordnance advanced individual training Soldiers here Sept. 23 to begin training at the school's $700 million campus. Photo by T. Anthony Bell (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
More than 500 Soldiers from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., made the first trip to Fort Lee, Va., on Sept. 23, where they will begin ordnance training on the state-of-the-art Ordnance Campus next week.  The new arrivals are assigned to Company B and C of the 16th Ord. Bn.  They are in various stages of training to become quartermaster and chemical equipment repairers, utilities equipment repairers and power generation equipment repairers. Photo by T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – More than 500 Soldiers from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., made the first trip to Fort Lee, Va., on Sept. 23, where they will begin ordnance training on the state-of-the-art Ordnance Campus next week. The new arrivals are assigned to Company B and C of the 16th Ord. Bn. They are in various stages of training to become quartermaster and chemical equipment repairers, utilities equipment repairers and power generation equipment repairers. Photo by T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Ordnance School operations at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. are beginning to wind down as construction at the school's new location at Fort Lee continues at a rapid pace. However, neither has stopped the institution from fulfilling its mission to train ordnance Soldiers. The Ordnance School transported the first wave of ordnance advanced individual training Soldiers here Sept. 23 to begin training at the school's $700 million campus. Photo by T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Ordnance School operations at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. are beginning to wind down as construction at the school's new location at Fort Lee continues at a rapid pace. However, neither has stopped the institution from fulfilling its mission to train ordnance Soldiers. The Ordnance School transported the first wave of ordnance advanced individual training Soldiers here Sept. 23 to begin training at the school's $700 million campus. Photo by T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Jeremiah Starr, 16th Ordnance Battalion, makes sure the in-processing goes smoothly, as more than 500 ordnance Soldiers arrived at Fort Lee, Va, on Sept. 23. This was the first wave of advanced individual training Soldiers to begin training at the Ordnance School's $700 million campus. The Ordnance School will train more than 3,000 Soldiers annually in more than 30 military occupational specialties at Fort Lee. Photo provided by the 16th Ordnance Battalion, 61st Ordnance Brigade
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Jeremiah Starr, 16th Ordnance Battalion, makes sure the in-processing goes smoothly, as more than 500 ordnance Soldiers arrived at Fort Lee, Va, on Sept. 23. This was the first wave of advanced individual training Soldiers to begin training at the Ordnance School's $700 million campus. The Ordnance School will train more than 3,000 Soldiers annually in more than 30 military occupational specialties at Fort Lee. Photo provided by the 16th Ordnance Battalion, 61st Ordnance Brigade (Photo Credit: 16th Ordnance Battalion, 61st Ordnance Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
A group of Soldiers make their way into the newly constructed barracks. On Sept. 23, more than 500 ordnance Soldiers arrived at Fort Lee, Va. -- the first wave of advanced individual training Soldiers to begin training at the Ordnance School's $700 million campus. The Ordnance School will train more than 3,000 Soldiers annually in more than 30 military occupational specialties at Fort Lee. Photo by Albert Cruz, BRAC Construction Office program manager
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A group of Soldiers make their way into the newly constructed barracks. On Sept. 23, more than 500 ordnance Soldiers arrived at Fort Lee, Va. -- the first wave of advanced individual training Soldiers to begin training at the Ordnance School's $700 million campus. The Ordnance School will train more than 3,000 Soldiers annually in more than 30 military occupational specialties at Fort Lee. Photo by Albert Cruz, BRAC Construction Office program manager (Photo Credit: Albert Cruz, Fort Lee BRAC Construction Office) VIEW ORIGINAL