Major General Michael Wehr became the Deputy Chief of
Engineers and the Deputy Commanding General of the United States Army
Corps of Engineers (USACE) on 15 Oct 17.
As such, he is second in command
of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has over 33,000 Civilian
and 700 Military personnel who provide project management and
construction support to 250 Army and Air Force installations in more
than 100 countries around the world.
As the Deputy Chief of Engineers, Major General
advises the Chief of Engineers on engineering matters, real estate and
other related engineering programs.
Also, as the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General
Wehr is responsible for policy and programming in support of
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s project management, construction
support and engineering missions executed around the world.
He plays a critical role in contingency operations supporting
national defense as well as civil works and emergency response programs
in support of national security.