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Fort Gordon Army Base

U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
307 Chamberlain Avenue, Fort Gordon, GA 30905

Fort Gordon

Fort Gordon is a United States Army Base just outside of Augusta, Georgia spanning 56,500 acres. It houses the Headquarters for the United States Army Cyber School and Signal School. The installation is key to service member readiness, allowing troops to maneuver in more than 49 training areas, fire at more than 11 ranges or shoot artillery, mortars and other munitions into multiple impact areas.  The installation supports Army and Department of Defense organizations and activities performing regional and worldwide missions, including communications training and operations, military intelligence, cyber operations, medical and dental care, force integration, and mobilization.


Gillem Enclave, formerly known as Fort Gillem, is a 277 acre satellite post controlled by Fort Gordon. It is located near Atlanta, Georgia and currently houses the Criminal Investigations Division Crime Lab.

Arriving at Fort Gordon

Fort Gordon has a complex assortment of units under different commands and from different branches.  You will need, at a minimum, your orders and leave form.

Ft. Gordon uses the Automated Installation Entry system.  All DoD personnel entering the installation must present a valid DoD ID card to the guard at the access control point. When the Automated Installation Entry (AIE) system is active, DoD cardholders must swipe their ID card at the AIE pedestal. DoD personnel who are not registered with AIE can swipe their card and will be automatically registered at the AIE pedestal.


All non-DoD personnel 18 years of age and older requesting access to Fort Gordon are required to obtain a favorable NCIC background check and a visitor’s pass at McKenna Gate (Gate 1) located at the intersection of Gordon Highway and Jimmie Dyess Parkway. Upon arrival at the Visitor Control Center (VCC), the driver and all passengers 18 years of age and older must present the VCC staff with a valid driver’s license or state ID.


The airport closest to Fort Gordon is Augusta Regional Airport located 10 miles from base.


Directions to base:

  • Head west on Aviation Way, then turn right onto Doug Barnard Pkwy.
  • Turn left to merge onto I-520 W, then take exit 3B for U.S. 78 E/U.S. 278 E/Gordon Highway.
  • Turn left onto GA-10 W/US-278 W/US-78 W, then turn left onto 7th Ave.
  • Keep right to stay on 7th Ave and continue onto Chamberlain Ave.
  • Turn left onto 19th St.
Base Population

Fort Gordon has 80,000 active duty, reserve, retirees, family members, civilian employees, and contract employees.