Vicksburg, Miss…Dennis Ward, contracts representative with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District in the Sardis Lake Field Office recently returned from Afghanistan after a two year tour.
Ward deployed as a construction representative in support of construction efforts for the Afghanistan National Police and Afghanistan National Army. He provided administrative support and monitored construction activities for training bases, power plants, government compounds, police compounds, and medical clinics.
Ward is a native of Excelsior Springs, Missouri. He is a veteran of the U S Air Force and is a contracts representative for the Sardis Lake Field Office. He and his wife, Mercedes, live in Oxford and they have one daughter.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is the world's largest public engineering organization and has a firm commitment to preserving and enhancing our natural environment. The Corps is the largest federal provider of outdoor and water-based recreation in the nation. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana. The primary mission of the Mississippi lakes is to provide flood risk reduction. With approximately 4.9 million visitors each year, these lakes also contribute approximately $99.5 million into the local economy. For more information visit our website. www.mvk.usace.army.mil
Release no. 13-048