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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division holds Relinquishment of Command, retires general officer

DALLAS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division hosted a Relinquishment of Command, today at the City Club in Dallas.

Standing up the Regional Planning and Environmental Center

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reorganized much of its environmental and planning functions across three districts in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas within the Southwestern Division into a new Regional Planning and Environmental Center. The new organization, managed by the Fort Worth District, will combine 105 employees from the Fort Worth, Tulsa and Galveston Districts.

SWD Deputy Counsel honored with Corps of Engineers Public Service Award

DALLAS--Deputy Southwestern Division Counsel Walter J. Skierski, Jr., was recently honored with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers 2013 Bert Pettinato Award for Public Service. Skierski, who has been an attorney with the Corps of Engineers for eight years in addition to serving as a judge advocate in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years, was selected for his leadership, concern for people, and his devotion of his entire career to the calling of public service. The Corps’ Chief Counsel presents the award annually to an individual within the Corps of Engineers legal services community who demonstrates pride in public service through such leadership, concern for people, and a personal belief that government service is a noble calling and a public trust.

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