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The Operations Directorate fully supports the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-9’s and the Department of the Army’s facilities, energy, and garrison readiness reporting goals for Army Installations now and in the future.

Who we are

Who We Do

The Operations Directorate oversees the development and coordination of program requirements, strategy, regulatory guidance, and reporting pertaining to facilities, energy, military construction, and real property that support Army objectives and improves the quality of life for Soldiers, Civilians, and Families.

The goals and objectives of the Operations Directorate are to oversee the Army Facilities and Energy Program and implement guidance; manage Army property under Base Realignment and Closure; develop and provide input to the Joint Strategic, Long Range, and Master Planning for Army Facilities; program Army Active and Reserve Military Construction (MILCON); oversee master planning; integrate joint basing; execute Program Objective Memorandum requirements in accordance with Senior Leader Guidance and priorities; manage and account for Army’s Real Property; manage the installation status report and Defense Readiness Reporting System-Army (DRRS-A); and manage and execute the DCS, G-9’s Management Special Initiatives.

Our Functions

  • Operations Division

    The Operations Division’s mission is to enhance installation operations, modernizing them and making them more efficient and effective; establishing requirements and standards for facilities and services; and identifying and defending resource requirements for facility sustainment, restoration and modernization, and base operations support.

  • Real Property Division

    The Plans Division provides planners and subject matter experts that integrate, and synchronize strategic stationing, joint basing and global posture initiatives to accomplish major goals and objectives in the Army Campaign Plan and Senior Leader decision-making forums.

  • Construction Division

    The Construction Division is responsible for overseeing prioritization of military construction projects; developing the annual budget estimate submission to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD); developing the annual President’s Budget submission; and managing the congressionally approved Army Military Construction (MILCON) and Non-appropriated Funded (NAF) programs.

  • Facilities, Energy and Engineering Division

    The Facilities Division is responsible for regulatory guidance, procedures, and resources in the areas of utilities, vertical structures, horizontal transportation systems, and facilities management to ensure the availability of efficient and affordable public works services and infrastructure in support of military operational missions. The division provides Army direction for obtaining and maintaining quality facilities for Soldiers, Family members, and the Civilian workforce.


Construction/MILCON Energy/Facility Plans Real Property

What We Do

The Operations Directorate’s Construction Division is a dedicated team of senior program analysts and engineers entrusted to plan, program and manage the Army’s Military’s Construction (MILCON) program.

Our Functions

Planning Programming

  • Base budget and Future Year Defense Program (FYDP) management for the President’s Budget Estimate Submission

  • Develop and consolidate annual Facility Investment Guidance

  • MILCON program database management

  • Develop and present the MILCON staffer's brief

  • Develop and present the OSD(C) MILCON brief

  • Develop the MILCON section for the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations & Energy brief

  • Inform legislative proposals, Q&As, Congressional inquiries and Army information papers

  • OSD issue resolution teams and Resource Management directive responses

  • Manage planning and design and host nation support

Construction Management

  • Military Construction Army (MCA) program management and execution, to include MCA reprogramming

  • Administer MCA policy and guidance

  • Manage minor construction program

  • Manage the programming and execution system (PAX)

  • Manage budget book preparation

  • Manage Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) construction

  • Manage division budget, request for funds (RFFs) and management control

  • Proponent for Chapter 4 of Army Regulation 420-1 and Army Pamphlet 420-1-2 (Planning/Programming MILCON and NAF)

  • Manage planning charrette program

  • Manage contingency operations construction

Current as of 7 November 2022

Who We Are

The Facilities Policy Division exercises the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management and Department of the Army Staff responsibilities for the Army Energy Program and Facilities Engineering Program.

What We Do

The Facilities Police Division is responsible for policies, procedures, and resources in the areas of utilities, vertical structures, horizontal transportation systems, and facilities management to ensure the availability of efficient and affordable public works services and infrastructure in support of military missions. The Facilities Policy Division provides the Army ‘s direction for obtaining and maintaining quality facilities for Soldiers, family members, and the civilian workforce.

Our Functions

Army Energy Program

  • Provide resources for purchasing utilities services/commodities

  • Execute Army energy & water strategies for installations

  • Facilitate 3rd Party Investments for energy efficiency and power generation

Facilities Engineering Program

  • Provide support and resources for installation Directors of Public Works

  • Establish and manage Army Facility Standardization Program

  • Provide criteria and condition assessment tools for facilities in suite of Sustainment Management Systems

Current as of 7 November 2022

Who We Are

The Plans Division is a team of force management and installation management subject matter experts and military strategic planners in the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-9 Operations Directorate.

What We Do

The Plans Division provides strategic and operational analysis along three lines of effort (Readiness, Basing, and Operations) to integrate and synchronize infrastructure and services requirements in direct support of the Army Campaign Plan and Army senior leader priorities.

Our Functions

Integration and synchronization of the installation enterprise’s requirements and responsibilities related to:

  • Army Campaign Plan (Installation Tenet)

  • Total Army Analysis

  • Strategic readiness

  • Sustainable readiness

  • Mobilization and power projection efforts

  • Modernization efforts

  • Force structure planning

  • Stationing planning

  • Joint basing

  • Emerging requirements

Current as of 7 November 2022

What We Do

The Operations Directorate’s, Real Property Asset Management Division provides policy implementation guidance on real property and real estate management; analyzes and justifies facilities Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization (SRM) funding; administers, analyzes, and integrates into the decision making processes installation population and real property inventory and condition data; and administers installation management systems to better manage, analyze, and report on installation readiness status, resource requirements, and funding:

Our Functions

Real Property

  • Develop real property management, accountability, and execution guidance

  • Oversee development of requirements for Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization (SRM), facilities recapitalization, and demolition

  • Manage Army equities in the Facility Sustainment Modeling (FSM) Process

  • Analyze outputs from Enterprise Sustainment Management System (Builder), and Installation Status Report Infrastructure (ISR-I) system

  • Review and advise the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Housing, and Partnerships on real estate actions

  • Assess Army functional and operational requirements as co-chair of selected facility types under the Army Facilities Standardization Program

  • Coordinate Army wide regulation reviews

  • Provide Army Real Property accountability and facilities requirements analysis contract support


Provide programmatic oversight and develop guidance for integration of systems and platforms the Army applies into analytical processes supporting facility and installation decision making. Systems administered, and system-related functions, include:

  • Headquarters Installations Information System (HQIIS)

  • Installation Status Report (Infrastructure, Services, Cost, and Mission Capacity)

  • Enterprise Sustainment Management System (Builder)

  • Army Stationing and Installation Plan (ASIP)

  • Real Property Planning and Analysis System (RPLANS)

  • Installation Geospatial Information & Systems (IGI&anp;S)

  • Enterprise Proactive Real Property Interactive Space Management System (ePRISMS)

  • Guide strategic readiness reporting using Defense Readiness Reporting System-Army (DRRS-A)

  • Conduct capacity analysis and provide recurring space utilization reports.

Current as of 29 January 2024