Welcome to the 19th BCD's Website


19th Battlefield Coordination Detachment Commander
Col. William L. Kirby


Sgt. Maj. Richard A. Dickey
Operations Sergeant Major


Our Mission

The 19th BCD conducts liaison between USAREUR or designated ARFOR/Land Component Command and the 603d Air and Space Operations Center to coordinate airpower and ground capabilities across the range of military operations within the USEUCOM and USAFRICOM areas of responsibility.

liaison - (DOD) That contact or intercommunication maintained between elements of military forces or other agencies to ensure mutual understanding and unity of purpose and action. (JP 3-08) See ADRP 5-0.


Our Vision

Purpose: The 19th BCD facilitates the integration of Joint air and ground operations that enables the Joint Force to prevent conflict, shape the operational environment and win during conflict in the USEUCOM or USAFRICOM AORs.

Key Tasks:

  • Design, plan, and execute a training path that certifies individuals, sections, and the BCD to achieve / sustain a ‘Trained’ METL assessment. (USAREUR LOE 1.2, 1.4, 3.1, 3.2,)
  • Create a work environment that professionally develops leaders who are confident in their BCD duties and can excel at their follow on assignments. (USAREUR LOE 1.1, 1.2, 2.1)
  • Connect both personally and digitally with USAFE, USAREUR, and USARAF staffs to enable effective liaison. (USAREUR LOE 2.1, 2.4, 2.5)
  • Build a ready and resilient team of Soldiers and Families to promote individual welfare and accomplish the mission. (USAREUR LOE 3.2, 4.2)
  • Comply with all DOD and Army training and administrative requirements to ensure Soldiers maintain discipline and standards. (USAREUR LOE 3.2, 4.1, 4.2)

Endstate: The 19th BCD is a ready and resilient team that will accomplish the mission, grow professionally, maintain standards, and care for each other and our Families.


Official Address

19th Battlefield Coordination Detachment
Unit 3105
APO AE 09094-3105
Commercial: 49-06371-47-6580/6701
DSN: 314-480-6580/6701


  • Integrate Fires (ART 3.1)
  • Integrate Air-Ground Operations (ART 3.3)
  • Establish Coordination and Liaison (ART



  • 19th BCD Commander
    DSN 314-480-6701
    CIV 06371-47-6701
  • 19th BCD DCO
    DSN 314-480-6701
    CIV 06371-47-6701
  • 19th BCD SGM
    DSN 314-480-6701
    CIV 06371-47-6701
  • Headquarters Section
    DSN 314-480-6580
    CIV 06371-47-6580
  • Operations Section
    DSN 314-478-4856
    CIV 06371-405-4856
  • Air Lift Section
    DSN 314-478-2025
    CIV 06371-405-2025
  • Air Space Section
    DSN 314-478-5135
    CIV 06371-405-5135
  • Air Defense Section
    DSN 314-478-3320
    CIV 06371-405-3320
  • Plans Section
    DSN 314-478-2937
    CIV 06371-405-2937
  • Intel Section
    DSN 314-478-5050
    CIV 06371-405-5050
  • 349th GLD Aviano AB, Italy
    DSN 314-632-8409
    CIV 011-39-0434-30-8409
  • 348th GLD Lakenheath AB, England
    DSN 314-226-4036
    CIV 011-44-1638-524-036
  • 547th GLD Spangdahlem AB, Germany
    DSN 314-452-4815
    CIV 06565-61-4815


Last updated: September 20, 2017

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