Mr. Lloyd Caldwell was appointed Director of Military Programs, United States Army Corps of Engineers, in September 2012. He is responsible for the execution of the Corps’ worldwide program for engineering, construction, real estate, and environmental activities in support of the Army, Air Force, other Department of Defense and Federal agencies, and foreign nations. Previously, he served as Chief of the Programs Integration Division, HQUSACE, including as the Corps’ leader for the Programs and Project Management Community of Practice for Military Programs.
Prior to coming to headquarters, from 2005 to 2010, he was the Director of Programs for the North Atlantic Division responsible for military, civil works, interagency and international programs throughout the northeast USA, Europe, Israel, and Africa. He led program execution with the Division's six District offices in Norfolk, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, New England, and Europe. The programs also encompassed national services including the National Planning Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Center of Expertise, the Army Residential Communities Initiative, and the Army's Enhanced Use Leasing Program.
From October 2007 to July 2008, Mr. Caldwell served as the Director of Programs for the Gulf Region Division in Baghdad, Iraq, where he supervised a joint staff from the Army, Navy, and Air Force. That $6.5 billion program provided engineering and construction for national infrastructure development for the Iraqi nation, and in support to coalition forces throughout Iraq.
Prior to entering the Senior Executive Service, Mr. Caldwell served in the Europe District, Wiesbaden, Germany, as Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management from 2001 through 2005. He was the Chief of Construction Division for the Baltimore District, and served as an Area Engineer in both Military and Civil Works. He has been responsible for major civil works, military, and environmental projects, as well as support to other agencies in the National Capital area, the mid Atlantic region, and throughout Europe and in Israel. He was also Chief of Emergency Management for Baltimore District leading emergency response in the mid Atlantic region and contingency response in Kosovo.
He is a Distinguished Military Graduate with a Bachelor of Building Construction degree from Auburn University and holds Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Public Works degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Silver Order of the de Fleury Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, and the Distinguished Executive Presidential Rank Award. He is a member of the National Academy of Construction, and a Registered Professional Engineer in Virginia.