Welcome Vanguards


 Congratulations on your assignment and welcome to the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion!

The 297th MI Battalion is part of the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, headquartered at Fort Gordon, Georgia.  Our battalion commanders brief can be found here.

The mission of the 297th MI Battalion is to provide tailored, multi-disciplined Intelligence teams and capabilities in support of ARCENT and CENTCOM to defeat adversaries, promote regional stability, support partner nations and allies, and protect US interests. The Battalion also provides maintenance and security support to the Brigade.

The Battalion is fully engaged in support to operations ENDURING FREEDOM and NEW DAWN, theater security cooperation, contingency operations and training throughout the CENTCOM AOR. Vanguards are on mission daily conducting reach support from the Theater Ground Intel Center-Central at Fort Gordon and from deployed locations in and around both theaters of war. It is a challenging and rewarding mission that 297th Soldiers, Civilians and Contractors perform with distinction every day. We look forward to adding your experience and expertise to the team.

Fort Gordon is located a few miles outside of Augusta, Georgia. As the home of the U.S. Army Signal Center, Ft. Gordon has a wide range of modern full service facilities. The post has a recently renovated Post Exchange and Commissary, as well as housing opportunities and DOD schooling. Detailed information on the Ft. Gordon community can be found here.

If you need more information, please contact our Battalion S1 at DSN 780-8434 or commercial (706) 791-8434. 

Again, welcome to the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion and I look forward to serving with you.

"Always Forward-Yield to None"