Waddle tapped to lead Corps’ District division

Published 12:05 am Sunday, June 13, 2010

James Waddle has been named chief of the Operations Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District.

Waddle, formerly chief of the Business Technical Division for the Corps’ Mississippi Valley Division/Mississippi River Commission, will serve as technical adviser to the District engineer on emergencies and District operations and maintenance, as well as chief of Mississippi and Arkansas lakes projects, flood control, navigation, hydroelectric power production, water supply, Mat Sinking and Dredging and regulatory functions.

Waddle, a 27-year veteran of the Corps, is a registered professional engineer in Mississippi and is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers. He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University and a master’s in construction from Arizona State.

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