Vicksburg, Miss – Colonel John W. Cross, will replace Colonel Jeffery R. Eckstein as District Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District during a Change of Command ceremony. Colonel Cross will become the 58th District Engineer / Commander for the Vicksburg District.
When: Change of Command ceremony
When: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11 a.m.
Where: Vicksburg District Headquarters Building, 4155 Clay St, Vicksburg MS 39180
Please RSVP to:
• Gregory.C.Raimondo@usace.army.mil (601-631-5053)
• Kavanaugh.Breazeale@usace.army.mil (601-631-5052)
The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The Vicksburg District has over 900 civilian employees with the primary mission of utilizing dredging vessels, mat sinking vessels and equipment, lakes, dams, levees, water control structures and wetlands management to assist with flood damage risk reduction.
Release no. 13-068