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District Team Member Receives Commander’s Special Emphasis Award

Published Aug. 28, 2013
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 district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

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 district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

Vicksburg, Miss…Phillip C. Rogers, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s (Corps) Engineering Division, recently received a Commander’s Special Emphasis Award at the District’s ninth annual Founder’s Day ceremony.

Rogers received the award for his service and dedication for exceptional achievement of his assigned duties in the support of the War on Terrorism.  During his deployment to the Transatlantic District South, Kandahar Afghanistan, he managed four military construction (MILCON) contracts totaling $55 million. He successfully completed the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing Intel, and Operations and Maintenance Facility. He also provided oversight and coordination for the MILCON M20 North Airfield Road and Utilities project during the critical final connections of the power distribution system.

At the Vicksburg District Rogers is responsible for developing preliminary and final design, plans and specifications for construction of recreational facilities, landscape architectural treatments, roads and traffic control facilities, architectural features of all District projects, and miscellaneous civil engineering features for recreation, flood control, and navigation projects.

He began his career with the District in 2009 as a civil engineer in the architectural, civil, mechanical, and electrical branch of Engineering and Construction Division. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

A native of Oxford, he is a graduate of Oxford High School, and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering from the University of Mississippi.

He is the son of Perry L. Rogers of Oxford, and Dorothy Adams of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Contact
Kavanaugh Breazeale
601-631-5052
kavanaugh.breazeale@usace.army.mil

Release no. 13-094