DPTMS exercises staff supervision over all matters pertaining to contingency planning and operations for Fort Hamilton, including:

Operations Section

Performs a myriad of activities in support of Fort Hamilton. During emergencies that affect the installation manages the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and serves as the Command and Control (C2) element for tracking, coordinating and reporting to the command and higher headquarters. Serves as the conduit between higher headquarters and garrison directorates for taskings, managing and coordinating the use of post facilities, military support requests, ceremonies and special events support.


Fort Hamilton's Anti-terrorism office executes a comprehensive Anti-Terrorism program that deters, defeats or mitigates an all hazards Force Protection mission that provides an appropriate level of safety and security for all Soldiers, Civilian workforce, Family-members, Contractor's, and Critical information (CI) to ensure Fort Hamilton and its Tenant Units continue operational capabilities from acts of terrorism or criminal attacks.

Emergency Management

Emergency Management section prepares and coordinates Contingency Plans, Exercises, Continuity of Operations program (COOP), Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High Yield Explosives (CBRNE) planning and preparedness, and Ready Army Program.

Personnel, Information and Industrial Security

The security section oversees installation compliance with security requirements in a myriad of security disciplines designed to ensure the maximum protection of assets in the interest of national security. The division also provides security support to a number of tenant activities.

  • Personnel Security Program
  • Information Security Program
  • Industrial Security Program
  • Foreign Visitor Program
  • Security Program Management Oversight and regulatory compliance assessments
  • Security Education, Training and Awareness
  • Open Storage/Classified Meeting Site Certification
  • Command Courier Authorization
  • Operations Security (OPSEC)
  • Childcare Related Background Check
  • Fingerprints
The mission of the Harbor Defense Museum of New York City is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret historically significant material related to the history of Fort Hamilton and the seacoast defense in New York.
DA photos, Posters, Programs, Flyers, A/V equipment loan, installation theater reservations, Graphic art services