Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick officially assumed command as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 53rd commanding general on May 22. Previously, Bostick served as Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, U.S. Army. In April 2011, the U.S. Defense Department announced his nomination to the rank of Lieutenant General as well as his assignment as Commanding General, Corps of Engineers, and Chief Engineer of the U.S. Army.
President Obama nominated Lt. Gen. Bostick to lead the Corps over a year ago. Bostick’s path was slowed by holds put on his nomination by two senators, David Vitter (R-La.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Bostick has been serving as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff. His earlier assignments have included leading the Corps division in Iraq.
AGC congratulated Lt. Gen. Bostick at the assumption of command ceremony and looks forward to continuing its partnership with the Corps under his leadership.
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