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Posted 7/3/2018

Release no. 18-039

Shirley Smith

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces that David L. Wallace, recently received the Commander’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). Wallace received this award for his significant contributions to the EEO Program to assure full opportunity in employment for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and physical or mental handicap.

As chief of design branch of Engineering and Construction Division, Wallace is responsible for supervising and managing the branch to provide engineering design activities to support the Vicksburg District’s (District) civil works program. The civil works-engineering program consists of major construction of navigation locks and dams, flood control dams and reservoirs, levees, channel improvements, floodwalls, pumping stations, and infrastructure relocations.

Prior to this selection, he was chief of the technical services section of the technical support branch of Engineering Division where he was responsible for the acquisition and management of architectural and engineering contract services and public facility relocation services for the District.

Wallace began his career with the District in 1990 as an environmental engineer in the water quality section, hydraulics branch of Engineering Division. He later was selected by the Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 as a national Brownfield liaison for the City of Jackson.

A native of Amite City, Louisiana, he is a graduate of Amite High School. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Louisiana.

He and his wife Stephanie have four children.