TITLE

Corps Seeks New Chief After Strock Announces He'll Retire

AUTHOR(S)
Ichniowski, Tom
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/21/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 8, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the retirement of Lieutenant General Carl A. Strock as the U.S. Corps of Engineers commander. With Strock's surprise announcement that he will retire from the post, the Army is already searching for his replacement. Whoever succeeds Strock will face rough challenges on all sides, such as bolstering hurricane-battered Louisiana levees before a new storm hits and rebuilding Iraqi infrastructure as insurgents' attacks persist.
ACCESSION #
22267132

 

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