The U.S. Army's Command Structure and Mission

Organization

Who We Are

Mission

Sustain the Joint Warfighter's combat power by providing ground combat and tactical systems sustainment maintenance operations.

Vision

To build and rebuild the highest quality vehicles at the lowest cost in the least amount of time- on time or ahead of schedule every time. We are here to serve and protect the Warfighter by our commitment to excellence in manufacturing.

About

Red River Army Depot, located in Texarkana, Texas, was originally established as an ammunition facility: however, due to the demands of World War II, the mission was expanded to include general supply storage and tank repair. Today, a dedicated workforce of more than 3,500 people are engaged in work ranging from producing timber to remanufacturing the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle. The depot occupies 15,375 acres, houses more than 1,400 buildings and is host to 16 tenant organizations. Today our mission to sustain the Warfighter’s combat power by providing ground combat and tactical systems sustainment maintenance operations. We are a part of the Organic Industrial Base that ensures members of our Joint Forces have what they need, whenever they need it. Over 8 million sq. ft. of floor space provide employees at Red River the capability to rebuild a large variety of vehicle systems and components for our Soldiers. Red River is the Army’s Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITE) for Tactical Wheeled Vehicles including but not limited to each variant of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle; the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV); the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT); the Armored Security Vehicle (ASV); the 5-Ton Truck Family of Vehicles; the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV); the Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET); Palletized Load System (PLS) and the Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH). The depot is also CITE for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and also conducts rebuild work on the Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) and the High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). The depot also continues to support Soldiers in the field with deployments to Southwest Asia to maintain various vehicle systems. RRAD is responsible for over 5,000 civilian deployments to Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq in direct support of the Soldiers in the field. Red River is the first Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) facility to achieve Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Status. Achieving VPP shows our continued commitment to outstanding occupational safety and health. In addition, Red River was the first depot within the Army Material Command to achieve ISO 9001:2000 certification throughout all administrative and production processes. The depot also possesses a long-standing ISO 14001:2004 registration for Environmental Management Systems. Red River Army Depot not only supports the Army but also provides inter-service support to the Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy’s repair and overhaul programs. Our commitment to productivity, quality and cost efficient performance not only ensures our place as vital partners with the Department of Defense, but it also keeps us at the forefront of partnerships with private industry. Since 2002, Red River has signed over 40 teaming agreements and negotiated over 200 partnering contracts generating more than $400 million in revenue.

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