The current mission of the 73rd Ordnance Battalion is to provide command, administrative, and logistical support to all assigned and attached Soldiers; provide a unit environment which will produce a well-trained, highly motivated, disciplined, physically fit Advanced Individual Training (AIT)/Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldier who is competent in basic Soldiering and Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) related skills and provide support for Ordnance Electronic Maintenance Departments.
The 73rd Ordnance Battalion trains and develops motivated, disciplined, physically-fit Ordnance Soldiers and warrant officers who live by the seven Army values and are competent in entry-level MOS and common Soldier skills. The unit also provides Soldier and family support systems that support the Ordnance Soldier and family.
A fully competent team in relentless pursuit of providing the best trained Ordnance Soldiers for the U.S Army.
"Can Do Cobras…To The Heights!”
Attention all students coming to Fort Gordon TDY for the NBC-RV and JBPDS ASI classes. According to the Fort Gordon Garrison Commander’s Policy #66, the student's unit need to fill out a DA Form 4187 and issue a Statement of Non-Availability. Here is the hyperlink to the policy letter: http://www.gordon.army.mil/garrison_policy_letters/PDF/GCPolicy_66.pdf. Also the Soldier's unit must process them to receive a Government Credit Card.
Welcome to 73rd Ordnance
The 73rd Ordnance Battalion is a training battalion operating under the 15th Regimental Signal Brigade at Fort Gordon, Georgia. The battalion's higher headquarters is the 59th Ordnance Brigade, located at Ft. Lee, VA. We train and develop Ordnance Corps MOS-I and MOS-T Soldiers. Training covers Ordnance Electronic Maintenance military occupational specialties taught by civilian and military instructors from the Ordnance Electronic Maintenance Training Department, which is a Department of the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School (OMEMS) at Ft. Lee, VA. The 73rd Ordnance Battalion also manages the Ordnance Training Detachment, located at Ft. Sill, OK.