New Commander of U.S. Army Corps Nominated, Expected to Assume Command in May

January 23, 2020

Major General Scott A. Spellmon has been nominated to be the next Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). If confirmed by the Senate, Maj. Gen. Spellmon will replace the current commander, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, whose term expires on May 19, 2020. In his current role as Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, he has been pivotal in overseeing the implementation of billions of dollars in natural disaster related construction recovery efforts. Confirmation hearings on this nomination are expected in the coming month. If confirmed, AGC looks forward to continuing to work closely with Maj. Gen. Spellmon and USACE.

For more information, contact Jordan Howard at or (703) 837-5368.

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