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Posted 8/1/2013

Release no. 13-082

Kavanaugh Breazeale

Vicksburg, Miss… Carol Ann Murphy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is retiring after 26 years of service. 

Murphy began her career in the Contracting Office as a procurement technician and later transferred to the Safety Office as an office administration assistant. She was presented the “Commander’s Award for Civilian Service” by Colonel John W. Cross, Vicksburg District Commander, at a retirement ceremony recognizing her exceptional service.

Murphy is a native of Vicksburg and a graduate of H. V. Cooper High School.  She is married to Richard Murphy, and they are the parents of three children and six grandchildren. 

“I plan to enjoy my lakefront property, do some fishing, and watch some beautiful sunsets.  The day of my retirement, I booked a cruise, stated Murphy.”

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 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. For more information visit our website.