919th Contracting Battalion / MICC - Fort Bliss

919th Contracting Battalion / MICC - Fort Bliss Provides responsive, complete and compliant contracting solutions and oversight for FORSCOM, IMCOM, TRADOC and other units.
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Mission: MICC-Fort Bliss and the 919th CBN provides the 1st Armored Division and other Fort Bliss tenant activities with disciplined and responsive contracting solutions and oversight. On order, the 919th CBN provides trained and deployable Contracting Support scalable to the Operating Force needs.

04/15/2020
U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command

U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command leaders address Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and reinforce the priority of protecting our people.

In an address to the MICC workforce, Brig. Gen. Christine Beeler, Clay Cole and Command Sgt. Maj. Chantel Sena-Diaz stress the importance of April being Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. To show your support for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, please wear teal on Tuesdays in April and denim on April 29. Share your photos in teal and denim with the MICC by sending your pictures to [email protected].

04/14/2020
U.S. Army Contracting Command

U.S. Army Contracting Command Maj. Gen. Paul Pardew: “The Mission and Installation Contracting Command remains the main effort for ACC here in the nation and their direct involvement in supporting the COVID response across the entire country, and they’re doing a phenomenal job.”

Maj. Gen. Pardew recognizes members of the ACC workforce in his latest message.

Members across MICC-Fort Bliss and the 919th Contracting Battalion observed Denim Day 2020 from their respective telewor...
04/13/2020

Members across MICC-Fort Bliss and the 919th Contracting Battalion observed Denim Day 2020 from their respective telework locations last week. Participating were, begging from the top left clockwise, Andrea Brooks, Michelle Spence, Frank Klein, Monica Challenor and Joe Craggett. #DenimDay comes in April as part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Across the military services and in our communities, millions wear jeans as a symbol of protest against myths surrounding sexual assault.

On 12 March 2020, the 919th Contracting Battalion hosted an Organization Day at Pike’s Park Recreation Center in Bagram ...
03/25/2020

On 12 March 2020, the 919th Contracting Battalion hosted an Organization Day at Pike’s Park Recreation Center in Bagram for the entire workforce.

LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander, 919th Contracting Battalion and CSM Rachel Harris farewells the 609th Contracting Team in...
03/25/2020

LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander, 919th Contracting Battalion and CSM Rachel Harris farewells the 609th Contracting Team in Bagram, Afghanistan. From left to right: CSM Harris, CPT (P) David Ray, CPT Safiul Alam, SFC Eliud Temblador and SSG Dele Adeleye

On 22 March 2020, LTC Eric Brooks, Commander, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan, conducted an award presentation f...
03/25/2020

On 22 March 2020, LTC Eric Brooks, Commander, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan, conducted an award presentation for the 742nd Contracting Team from Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The 742nd CT served honorably in Bagram from July 2019 through March 2020.

On 6 March 2020, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan, hosted a Contracting Officer Re...
03/09/2020

On 6 March 2020, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan, hosted a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) recognition ceremony. The ceremony recognized over 20 outstanding CORs from 15 different requiring activities. The ceremony was attended by supervisors from our supported activities. CORs had the opportunity to share best practices in Contract Management. Opening comments focused on the critical role of the COR to ensure proper contract oversight.

On 7 March 2020, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan conducted a Hail and Farewell in Bagram to say good-bye to grea...
03/09/2020

On 7 March 2020, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan conducted a Hail and Farewell in Bagram to say good-bye to great teammates: Mr. Chris Laird (Fuels Team), Ms. Diana Bolton (Quality Assurance Team) and SFC Jason Waldrep (Property Administration - 414th CSB).

On 21 February 2020, 919th CBn/ MICC – Fort Bliss conducted a Black History Month Observance and Potluck in order to cel...
02/24/2020

On 21 February 2020, 919th CBn/ MICC – Fort Bliss conducted a Black History Month Observance and Potluck in order to celebrate Black achievements in the United States.
During the event, guest speaker Mr. White from the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club of El Paso, TX provided a presentation where he discussed the formation and contributions of the U.S. Army Buffalo Soldiers. Many individuals also contributed to a Black History display highlighting many key figures in our nation’s history.

On 01 February 2020, LTC Eric Brooks, Commander, Regional Contracting Center - Afghanistan, re-enlisted Sergeant First C...
02/21/2020

On 01 February 2020, LTC Eric Brooks, Commander, Regional Contracting Center - Afghanistan, re-enlisted Sergeant First Class (SFC) Eliud Temblador. SFC Temblador is an Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) in the RCC-A CCAS Division. SFC Temblador currently serves as the NCOIC of the 609th Contracting Team from Fort Bragg, NC. SFC Fernando Ramirez (919th CBN - Fort Bliss, TX) was awarded the Joint Service Achievement Medal!

On 15 and 22 January 2020 the 919th CBn conducted two iterations of diagnostics and NCOIC/OIC certifications in a two-ph...
02/03/2020

On 15 and 22 January 2020 the 919th CBn conducted two iterations of diagnostics and NCOIC/OIC certifications in a two-phased, two day event. Back in March of 2019 the 919th CBn began preparing for the ACFT by sending MSG Cueto to receive Level 2, which is now called “NCOIC/OIC”, certification. MSG Cueto brought certification and lessons learned to the CBn where training began. The intent of this first set of diagnostics was to identify events that personnel would pass and fail. After additional training is completed, the second set of diagnostics will determine the highest achievable score from each individual.

On Thursday, 23 January 2020 the 919th CBn presented SFC Jeremy Zelbst with the Joint Service Achievement Medal (JSAM) d...
02/03/2020

On Thursday, 23 January 2020 the 919th CBn presented SFC Jeremy Zelbst with the Joint Service Achievement Medal (JSAM) due to his support of the Arizona Sector Border Wall reinforcement mission, IAW Presidential Priorities. Given only a 72 hour notice, SFC Zelbst deployed to Arizona and established a Regional Contracting Center where he provided contract support for more than 1,500 service members and federal employees over the duration of 4 months. His actions were instrumental in accomplishing the mission.

On 22 January 2020, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan with the 609th CT hosted a Contracting Officer Representativ...
01/23/2020

On 22 January 2020, Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan with the 609th CT hosted a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) Summit in Kandahar. A great forum to share best practices in contract management and receive group training on procurement fraud, quality assurance surveillance and combat trafficking in persons (CTIP). We also recognized CORs for their outstanding performance managing their contracts.

LTC Eric A. Brooks, RCC-A Commander and CSM Rachel Y. Harris, hosted a farewell for Mr. James Palmore and Ms. Lynda Goin...
01/17/2020

LTC Eric A. Brooks, RCC-A Commander and CSM Rachel Y. Harris, hosted a farewell for Mr. James Palmore and Ms. Lynda Goins on 9 January 2020. James and Lynda served as Administrative Contracting Officers on our CCAS Team from FEB19 – JAN20 managing Private Security Contracts.

LTC Eric Brooks, RCC-A Commander, and CSM Rachel Harris visited the 609th Contracting Team and DynCorp International fac...
01/13/2020

LTC Eric Brooks, RCC-A Commander, and CSM Rachel Harris visited the 609th Contracting Team and DynCorp International facilities in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Here some pictures from the tour of the Role 3 Hospital, the Waste Management Plant and an inspection of the construction progress of the Far East Dining Facility.

On 6 December the 919th Contracting Battalion /MICC family gathered for a fun filled holiday celebration. Big shout out ...
12/13/2019

On 6 December the 919th Contracting Battalion /MICC family gathered for a fun filled holiday celebration. Big shout out to Monica Challenor and Jamie Briseno for organizing the event and to our MC's for the night Mike Medrano and Melissa Garcia. Also many thanks to each division for contributing awesome gift baskets for the raffle.

Ho Ho Ho 🎅Members of the 919th Contracting Battalion/ MICC-Fort Bliss are getting into the holiday spirit by adding some...
12/12/2019

Ho Ho Ho 🎅
Members of the 919th Contracting Battalion/ MICC-Fort Bliss are getting into the holiday spirit by adding some Christmas Cheer decorations to their offices.

The MICC commanding general outlines our command's category management efforts in this Army AL&T Magazine article.
12/12/2019
The power of the purchase

The MICC commanding general outlines our command's category management efforts in this Army AL&T Magazine article.

Stop chasing personality-driven solutions: Category management instills a think-bigger approach to buying for enterprise-level efficiencies. by Brig. Gen. Christine A. Beeler Leveraging the disciplined buying power of the Army enterprise in lieu of fractured or decentralized one-off solutions offers...

On 1DEC19, the 919th Contracting Battalion Staff received a care package from Ms. Dormey Blankmann from MICC-Fort Bliss....
12/03/2019

On 1DEC19, the 919th Contracting Battalion Staff received a care package from Ms. Dormey Blankmann from MICC-Fort Bliss. We thank our home station team for taking good care of us!

LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander of Regional Contracting Center – Afghanistan (RCC-A), in Kandahar with team members of the...
12/03/2019

LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander of Regional Contracting Center – Afghanistan (RCC-A), in Kandahar with team members of the 609th Contracting Team (Fort Bragg, NC)

Greetings from the workforce of Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan
11/10/2019

Greetings from the workforce of Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan

From 30 October to 2 November, The Commanding General for Army Contracting Command, MG Paul Pardew and CSM Jill Crosby  ...
11/04/2019

From 30 October to 2 November, The Commanding General for Army Contracting Command, MG Paul Pardew and CSM Jill Crosby visited with the Soldiers and Civilians of Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan. A great visit with a Town Hall, OPD/NCOPD sessions and a combined Re-Enlistment and Promotion Ceremony for SFC Fernando Ramirez!

🎃 Happy Halloween 🎃  On 31 October 2019, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander of the 919th Contracting Battalion, hosted a Hall...
11/02/2019

🎃 Happy Halloween 🎃
On 31 October 2019, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander of the 919th Contracting Battalion, hosted a Halloween Party for the Soldiers and Civilians of Regional Contracting Center - Afghanistan (RCC-A). SSG (P) Cheryl Hood organized a fantastic event for the Center that included a haunted house, Halloween movies, dinner, desserts and board games!

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019 was a success and helped to raise almost $185,000 for women and children who have survived...
10/21/2019

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019 was a success and helped to raise almost $185,000 for women and children who have survived domestic violence. Thank you to #Team MICC FT BLISS and everyone who walked and the team's coach Patrick Baughman for supporting YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region and our work to end domestic violence.

10/17/2019
BG Beeler 100 day message

Brig. Gen. Christine Beeler shares her workforce message to members of the command on her 100th day of command.

Brig. Gen. Christine Beeler, the commanding general for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command, delivers a workforce message to members of the comm...

On 7OCT19, The Commander of Regional Contracting Office-Afghanistan (RCC-A), LTC Eric A. Brooks met with the senior lea...
10/08/2019

On 7OCT19, The Commander of Regional Contracting Office-Afghanistan (RCC-A), LTC Eric A. Brooks met with the senior leadership of Reed International Inc.

Pictured from Left to Right: LTC Eric Brooks, RCC-A Commander; Mr. Grant Brigden, President & CEO of Reed International; Mr. Johannes Engelbrecht – Deputy Country Director, Reed – Afghanistan; Mr. Johan Jacobs, Country Director – Reed Afghanistan. CPT Joseph Levin, ACC-A Legal Advisor; Ms. Christal Jones, RCC-A LOGCAP Coordinator and MSG(P) Rachel Y. Harris, RCC-A Battalion Sergeant Major.

On 1OCT19, The Commander of Reginal Contracting Office-Afghanistan (RCC-A), LTC Eric Brooks, hosted an End of Fiscal Ye...
10/06/2019

On 1OCT19, The Commander of Reginal Contracting Office-Afghanistan (RCC-A), LTC Eric Brooks, hosted an End of Fiscal Year (EOFY) social for the workforce at Aziz’s Restaurant at Bagram Airfield. RCC-A executed 1,130 contract actions for over $524M in FY19

FY20 Weight loss kick off! The team here has set goals reach prior to redeployment. A team that trains together stays to...
10/05/2019

FY20 Weight loss kick off! The team here has set goals reach prior to redeployment. A team that trains together stays together!
MSG Harris, SSG Hood, CPT Harkless and MAJ Harrell putting in some serious gym time 💪

Lunch & Paint at the 919th CBn. After successfully closing out FY 2019 team MICC took a deep breath and shifted gears to...
10/04/2019

Lunch & Paint at the 919th CBn. After successfully closing out FY 2019 team MICC took a deep breath and shifted gears to release the inner artist. A great time for all with a fall inspired theme using acrylic on canvas.
Big shout out to our deployed unit. @ LTC Eric Brooks & MSG Rachel Harris, we had you all there in spirit 🙏

The team of the 919th CBn has officially taken over the Command of Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan (RCC-A). Hooa...
08/15/2019

The team of the 919th CBn has officially taken over the Command of Regional Contracting Center-Afghanistan (RCC-A). Hooah!

Great article about the 919th CB Casing Ceremony in the Ft Bliss Bugle by Michelle L. Gorgdon ttp://fortblissbugle.com/2...
08/10/2019
919th CB heads to Afghanistan: Battalion to be responsible for providing mission command of contracting support – Fort Bliss Bugle

Great article about the 919th CB Casing Ceremony in the Ft Bliss Bugle by Michelle L. Gorgdon
ttp://fortblissbugle.com/2019/08/07/919th-cb-heads-to-afghanistan-battalion-to-be-responsible-for-providing-mission-command-of-contracting-support/

919th CB heads to Afghanistan: Battalion to be responsible for providing mission command of contracting support Master Sgt. Rachel Harris, left, and Lt. Col. Eric A. Brooks, right, furl the 919 Contracting Battalion colors during a ceremony held July 29 at Sage Hall on Fort Bliss. The colors will tr...

MSG Rachel Harris (Battalion Command Sergeant Major), left, and LTC Eric A. Brooks (Battalion Commander), right, furl th...
08/01/2019

MSG Rachel Harris (Battalion Command Sergeant Major), left, and LTC Eric A. Brooks (Battalion Commander), right, furl the 919th Contracting Battalion colors during their casing ceremony held July 29 at Sage Hall on Fort Bliss. The colors will travel with the members of the Battalion Headquarters during the unit's nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

Organization Day 2019 🎊
07/29/2019

Organization Day 2019 🎊

Meet Our Staff
07/15/2019

Meet Our Staff

On 10 July 2019, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander of MICC-Fort Bliss, re-enlisted SSG (P) Jeremy L. Zelbst.  SSG Zelbst is ...
07/11/2019

On 10 July 2019, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander of MICC-Fort Bliss, re-enlisted SSG (P) Jeremy L. Zelbst. SSG Zelbst is originally from Houston, Texas. His wife Jessica and children, Rani (10 years old) and Hudson (8 years old) were in attendance. SSG Zelbst has 13.5 years in service. He was originally a 19D (Cavalry Scout) prior to joining the Acquisition Workforce and came to us from the 409th CSB where he served at the Theater Contracting Center (TCC). We look forward to promoting SSG Zelbst to Sergeant First Class (SFC) in August. MICC-Fort Bliss congratulates SSG Zelbst and his beautiful family on his renewed commitment to the Army!

919th Contacting Battalion/ MICC BLISS Family Hikes to Aztec Caves and Mt. Cristo Rey.  SGM Harris, Nara Buendia, Roger ...
07/03/2019

919th Contacting Battalion/ MICC BLISS Family Hikes to Aztec Caves and Mt. Cristo Rey. SGM Harris, Nara Buendia, Roger Molina, Monica Challenor, Andrea & Annika Brooks were hiking in El Paso's great outdoors. These experiences always deliver immediate rewards of bonding, team work and fun times together.

919th Contracting Battalion / MICC - Fort Bliss's cover photo
06/24/2019

919th Contracting Battalion / MICC - Fort Bliss's cover photo

On the 21st of June, MICC-Fort Bliss hosted a retirement farewell luncheon for SGM Jesse McCowan at the Fountains in El ...
06/22/2019

On the 21st of June, MICC-Fort Bliss hosted a retirement farewell luncheon for SGM Jesse McCowan at the Fountains in El Paso. SGM McCowan honorably served the Country and our Army for 30 years! Congratulations, Sergeant Major! Thank you for your service. The MICC-Fort Bliss family wishes you and your family the best as you transition!

On 13 JUN 19, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander, 919th CBN, promoted Sergeant Kristoffer A. Saranghilo to the rank of Staff ...
06/18/2019

On 13 JUN 19, LTC Eric A. Brooks, Commander, 919th CBN, promoted Sergeant Kristoffer A. Saranghilo to the rank of Staff Sergeant. MICC Fort Bliss Congratulates SSG Saranghilo and his wife Clarissa!

On 6 June 2019, LTC Eric A. Brooks and leaders from MICC-Fort Bliss hosted leaders from the Small Business Administratio...
06/15/2019

On 6 June 2019, LTC Eric A. Brooks and leaders from MICC-Fort Bliss hosted leaders from the Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA attendees included Mr. Justin J. Crossie (Regional Administrator), Mr. Jose L. Campos (Deputy District Director) and Ms. Suzanne Aguirre (Business Opportunity Specialist).

MICC-Fort Bliss attendees included LTC Eric Brooks (Director), Mr. Mike Medrano (Deputy Director), Mrs. Melissa Garcia (Division Chief - Business Operations), CPT Lilieni B. Collins (Contract Specialist) and SSG (P) Julian Rhooms (Contract Specialist)

We had a great discussion about meeting Small Business Participation goals, continued collaboration to help small businesses in the El Paso Community and small business set-aside training for our workforce!

CPT Collins and SSG (P) Ramirez receive the Commanders coin of recognition for a job well done coordinating the 919th CB...
06/14/2019

CPT Collins and SSG (P) Ramirez receive the Commanders coin of recognition for a job well done coordinating the 919th CBn Change of Command. This was a very successful event.

SFC Kelly receives his PCS Award as he departs the 919th CBn family and embarks on a new jorney in Florida.
06/14/2019

SFC Kelly receives his PCS Award as he departs the 919th CBn family and embarks on a new jorney in Florida.

06/14/2019

On 15 May 2019 SGM Jesse V. McCowan relinquished the 919th Contracting Battalion Colors to newly appointed Senior Enlisted Advisor MSG Rachel Y. Harris during a Change of Responsibility ceremony. MSG Harris is very excited to join the team and ready to drive the change and culture shift our Army needs. This event took place at the penicle of the Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Center of Excellence, Fort Bliss, Texas.

On May 16, 2019 COL Jarrett S. Moffitt relinquished command of the 919th Contracting Battalion to LTC Eric A. Brooks. A ...
06/14/2019

On May 16, 2019 COL Jarrett S. Moffitt relinquished command of the 919th Contracting Battalion to LTC Eric A. Brooks. A warm welcome to LTC Brooks and his family and a big THANK YOU to COL Moffitt for 3 years of outstanding performance and service. He will be missed.

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He lost the bet on the Chicago & Minnesota game. Wear it proudly!