Leading the way through innovation and business development, endeavoring to provide a positive influence on the local community and state while serving multiple National Security Missions since the 1940s, this installation has helped to shape local industry, education, and public health throughout the nation for decades.
Based on an award winning enterprise business model, Fort Detrick has created a transparent and quality workforce supporting Soldiers, Families and Civilians. Transparency, partnerships, and external evaluation demonstrate that our efforts in innovation and openness have been successful and that we continually foster resiliency throughout the region.
Relevant — A national asset, proudly protecting the nation and supporting local economy
Respectful — People Count... customers and employees working together for service excellence
Responsible — Conserving resources, a recognized steward of the environment
Ready — Sustainable planning, preparing for tomorrow's challenges
Fort Detrick was recently recognized with several top awards:
- Chief of Staff of the Army - Army Community of Excellence Award Winner for 2010
- Frederick County, Md. Top 5 Family Friendly Businesses
- Outstanding Housing Installation Team - Privatized
- OSHA Voluntary Protection Program - Leader in Safety
- National Arbor Day Foundation - Tree City USA Award (9th year)
- National Council for Public-Private Partnerships - Infrastructure Partnership Award
- Army and DoD Medium Fire Dept of the Year
- Department of the Army Fire Prevention Program of the Year
- Maryland Performance Excellence Award-Silver
Fort Detrick remains a leader in transformation. As the host of partnerships from five Cabinet level agencies, Fort Detrick is the largest employer in Frederick County and the genesis of innovative thought, educational opportunities, and business.
Relevant, Respectful, Responsible, and Ready. Providing a safe, sustainable, and high quality of service to our families, workforce, and Mission Partners. Empowering our workforce to transform our processes to be more integrated and effective to set the conditions for a sustainable future.
The US Army Garrison, Fort Detrick, provides sustainable base operations support, quality of life programs, and environmental stewardship to facilitate the sustainment of vital national interests.
The US Army Garrison, Fort Detrick, supports five cabinet-level agencies: The Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Agriculture, Department of Homeland Security and Department of Health and Human Services.
Within the DoD, Fort Detrick supports elements of all four military services. Major Department of the Army mission partners include the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and the 21st Signal Brigade.
Honesty, Integrity, Responsibility, Loyalty and Commitment.