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New deputy commander reports to Omaha District

Published May 25, 2012
Deputy Commander and Cheif of Staff, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District

Deputy Commander and Cheif of Staff, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District

From Colombia and Guatemala to Iraq and Afghanistan, Lt. Col. Mark Martinez has served in both austere and combat conditions. Martinez assumed the role of Deputy District Commander on May 1.

His previous assignment saw him as the Chief Engineer for the Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he oversaw the planning and development and construction of more than $240 million of critical Rule-of-Law and Detention Facility construction projects. Prior to that, he was the Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Branch Chief at the Collective Training Directorate, Fort Leavenworth.

Martinez served as the Battalion S3 (Operations) for the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division from 2007 to 2008 during the surge in Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Rashid District, Baghdad, Iraq.