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Blind Industries & Services of Maryland

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BISM

Federal Services

BISM is a proud member of the AbilityOne Program, manufacturing clothing, accessories and office supplies for the Federal Government and the United States Military. Under this program, we also own and operate Base Supply Centers on military installations in MD, VA, DC, DE and KY. We offer a full range of AbilityOne and Commercial products to all of our customers through our e-commerce website, ShopBISM.com.

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Cutting & Sewing

Blind Industries & Services of Maryland is a leading provider of military uniforms, such as the Army’s Physical Fitness Uniform, and other jackets and accessories used by the Air Force and Navy. Through our CAD/CAM Cutting Operation and Sewing divisions, we are able to produce thousands of quality products that exceed the expectations of customers, such as the Department of Defense and Federal Prison Industries.

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ShopBISM.com is our e-commerce portal for all of our customers. You can browse and purchase products ranging from cleaning supplies, office and school supplies, to furniture and, technology.

ShopBISM purchases directly supports our rehabilitation skills training and employment opportunities for people who are blind.

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We own and operate 8 Base Supply Centers that provide AbilityOne, SKILCRAFT and commercial products at US military installations throughout Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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Location: Fort Knox
Address:
1717 Eisenhower Ave, Bldg. 1717
Fort Knox, KY 40121

Manager: Judy Bosler
Phone: 502-942-9690
Email: jbosler@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: ftknoxbscorders@bism.org

Kimberly Utley headshot

Location: Dover AFB
Address:
639 Atlantic Street, Bldg 639, Door 35
Dover AFB, DE 19902

Manager: Kim Utley
Phone: 302-736-3506
Email: kutley@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: doverbscorders@bism.org

Marcus Taylor headshot

Location: Reston DIA
Address:
12310 Sunrise Valley Drive, Bldg R1, Room 1047
Reston, VA 20191

Manager: Marcus Taylor
Phone: 703-390-9221
Email: mtaylor@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: restonbscorders@bism.org

Barry Councill headshot

Location: Aberdeen Proving Grounds
Address:
Johnson Street, Bldg 320, Door 1
Aberdeen PG, MD 21005

Manager: Barry Councill
Phone: 410-297-4950
Email: bcouncill@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: aberdeenbscorders@bism.org

Michael Backstrom headshot

Location: Joint Base Andrews
Address:
3066 E. Perimeter Road, Bldg 3066
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762

Manager: Michael Backstrom
Phone: 301-599-0316
Email: mbackstrom@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: andrewsbscorders@bism.org

Sanela Hotic headshot

Location: Edgewood Arsenal
Address:
3007 Bush River Road, Bldg E3007
Edgewood, MD 21010

Manager: Sanela Hotic
Phone: 410-676-0564
Email: shotic@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: edgewoodbscorders@bism.org

Albert Turner Jr. headshot

Location: Washington DIA
Address:
200 MacDill Street, Bldg 6000, Room D1-849A
Washington, DC 20032

Manager: Albert Turner Jr.
Phone: 202-562-1790
Email: aturner@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: diabscorders@bism.org

Tim Hammett headshot

Location: Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
Address:
229 Brookley Ave., Bldg 520, North End
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
Washington, DC 20032

Manager: Tim Hammett
Phone: 202-561-6245
Email: thammett@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: jbabbscorders@bism.org

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Location: Fort Meade
Coming Soon!

Judy Bosler headshot

Location: Fort Knox
Address: 1717 Eisenhower Ave, Bldg. 1717
Fort Knox, KY 40121

Manager: Judy Bosler
Phone: 502-942-9690
Email: jbosler@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: ftknoxbscorders@bism.org

Kimberly Utley headshot

Location: Dover AFB
Address: 639 Atlantic Street, Bldg 639, Door 35
Dover AFB, DE 19902

Manager: Kim Utley
Phone: 302-736-3506
Email: kutley@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: doverbscorders@bism.org

Marcus Taylor headshot

Location: Reston DIA
Address: 12310 Sunrise Valley Drive, Bldg R1, Room 1047
Reston, VA 20191

Manager: Marcus Taylor
Phone: 703-390-9221
Email: mtaylor@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: restonbscorders@bism.org

Barry Councill headshot

Location: Aberdeen Proving Grounds
Address: Johnson Street, Bldg 320, Door 1
Aberdeen PG, MD 21005

Manager: Barry Councill
Phone: 410-297-4950
Email: bcouncill@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: aberdeenbscorders@bism.org

Michael Backstrom headshot

Location: Joint Base Andrews
Address: 3066 E. Perimeter Road, Bldg 3066
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762

Manager: Michael Backstrom
Phone: 301-599-0316
Email: mbackstrom@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: andrewsbscorders@bism.org

Sanela Hotic headshot

Location: Edgewood Arsenal
Address: 3007 Bush River Road, Bldg E3007
Edgewood, MD 21010

Manager: Sanela Hotic
Phone: 410-676-0564
Email: shotic@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: edgewoodbscorders@bism.org

Fort Meade BSC coming soon!  Map of Fort Meade with star located at proposed spot - TBA

Location: Fort Meade
Coming Soon!

Albert Turner Jr. headshot

Location: Washington DIA
Address: 200 MacDill Street, Bldg 6000, Room D1-849A
Washington, DC 20032

Manager: Albert Turner Jr.
Phone: 202-562-1790
Email: aturner@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: diabscorders@bism.org

Tim Hammett headshot

Location: Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
Address: 229 Brookley Ave., Bldg 520, North End
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
Washington, DC 20032

Manager: Tim Hammett
Phone: 202-561-6245
Email: thammett@bism.org
Orders/Quotes: jbabbscorders@bism.org

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What is AbilityOne?

AbilityOne is a federal program. Under this program, more than 550 nonprofit organizations provide competitive employment opportunities for blind and disabled individuals.

For more information about the AbilityOne Program, visit www.abilityone.gov.

BISM AbilityOne Product List

Making it easier than ever to Shop with BISM. You can place your order via email (orders@bism.org), via phone (410-737-2627), via fax (410-737-2667), or online at www.shopBISM.com.

CONTACT US

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Ken Barnett - Vice President Sales & Marketing
202-809-9056 or kbarnett@bism.org

Michael Garnto - Chief Operating Officer
410-737-2617 or mgarnto@bism.org