Fire and Emergency Services


To provide the overall management of fire protection for life safety and property of installations and forward operations bases enterprise wide.

To program and provide the means for supporting an effective and efficient fire and emergency services program to mitigate all risks associated with fire, toxic hazardous materials, rescue, and emergency medical calls.


Standardize fire fighter qualifications and certifications across the Department of Defense.

Fund and fill critical manpower and equipment shortages.

Recent Updates

As of January 2013, the 2013 DoD/International Association of Fire Chiefs Annual Training Forum is canceled.

As of January 2013, the September 2013 Senior Safety Symposium is on hold.

DFARS Procedures, Guidance, and Information has been updated through DPN- 20121212. SubPart 237.102-70 discusses the prohibition on contracting for firefighting or security-guard functions and the exceptions. See DFAR – 237 102-70 Prohibit contract for FF services under the DOCUMENTS section for more information.

The CSRS Handbook dated April 1998, Chapter 46, Special Retirement Provisions for Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters, Air Traffic Controllers, and Military Reserve Technicians discusses retirement eligibility and mandatory separation criteria. See CSRS for LE FF ATC retirement eligibility policy under the DOCUMENTS section for more information.

DoDI 1400.25, Volume 591, dated 12 March 2009, lays out uniform allowance rates for DoD civilian employees. DA G-1 memorandum 2 July 2009 implements the DoDI. See DODI Uniform Guidance 1400-25-V591 and Memo HQDA G-1 Implementation DODI 1400-25 Uniform Allow 2Jul09 under the DOCUMENTS section for more information.

Global Harmonization System (GHS)- The University of Texas Arlington (UTA) OSHA Education Center and Military Service Center recognizes the Army's initiative and challenge in implementing the new OSHA hazard communication standard. To assist the Army in this process, UTA has developed a 4-hour training session detailing the changes in the OSHA standards. UTA offers this course as well as a number of other CP-12 Level I training courses through onsite, online, or streaming formats. Check out UTA:


Contact the Chief, Installation Services Logistics Division (DAIM-ISL), Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (OACSIM), 600 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310.