Fort Knox - Small Business Contracting Information

Fort Knox U.S. Army Kentucky 


Fort Knox (U.S. Army) - Base support contracting information and overview of small business opportunities. Current contracting and procurement support requirements at Fort Knox (includes categories of products, parts, equipment, and specialized services purchased to support on-base operations). Summary of subcontracting and supplier / vendor opportunities with prime defense contractors supporting the 3rd Sustainment Command, 4th Cavalry Brigade, the 19th Engineer Battalion and the various U.S. Army Human Resources commands. This web page includes points of contact for Army and DoD contracting offices supporting operations and activities at Fort Knox.  


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Fort Knox is home to a number of U.S. Army commands and operational / support units. Fort Knox encompasses over 109,000 acres. Fort Knox has approximately 6.900 military personnel and 4,800 DoD civilian employees on-site. In an average year, Fort Campbell awards and/or administers over $306 million in government contracts. A significant portion of these contracts are set-aside for small business concerns.  

The 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command is located at Fort Knox.  It provides logistics and distribution management support to U.S. Army forces deployed anywhere across the globe. The support and training commands located at Fort Knox include: U.S. Army Cadet Command, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, and the U.S. Army Recruiting Command

Also located at Fort Knox is the United States Bullion Depository. This Federal depository is used to store a significant portion of the United States' official gold reserves.   

Fort Knox Kentucky Map
Fort Knox is located in north-central Kentucky
(about 25 miles south of Louisville). 

U.S. Army Organizations and Tenant Units at Fort Knox:

  • 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) 
  • 19th Engineer Battalion 
  • 4th Cavalry Brigade, First Army Division East 
  • 95th Training Division 
  • Ireland Army Community Hospital MEDDAC 
  • 84th Training Command 
  • 70th Training Division  
  • U.S. Army Human Resources Command
  • United States Army Recruiting Command 
    • 3rd Recruiting Brigade 
    • U S Army Medical Recruiting Brigade
    • U.S. Army Accessions Support Brigade
  • US Army Cadet Command
  • 11th Theater Aviation Command
  • 100th Training Division 
  • United States Bullion Depository (United States Mint) 

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    Additional Resources for Small Businesses Wanting to Contract with Fort Knox: 

    Contracting support for Fort Knox and on-site Army units:

    Army Contracting Command, MICC - Fort Knox
    Bldg 1109, Room 373
    Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121-5720
    Phone: 502-624-3853  /  502-624-1912  /  502-624-6751 
    U.S. Army Medical Command MEDCOM
    North Atlantic Regional Contracting Office
    8901 Rockville Pike, Bldg 54
    Bethesda, Maryland 20889
    Phones: 571-388-7126  /  301-319-5600
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    USACE District, Louisville
    Attn: CELRL-CT
    PO Box 59
    Louisville, Kentucky 40201-0059
    Phone: 502-315-6170  /  502-315-6178
    Small Business Liaison:  502-315-6111    
    Army & Air Force Exchange Service 
    3911 S. Walton Walker Blvd.
    Dallas, Texas 75236-1598  
    Phone:  502-624-5673  /  502-624-5026   
    What types of products and services are procured by Fort Knox? 
    We have compiled a master list of the types of products and services that are routinely
    procured commercially (or contracted for) by this defense installation and other military
    bases and DoD organizations.  
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