Dietz takes command of Corps’ Walla Walla District

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Lt. Col. Christian N. Dietz assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, during a 10 a.m. ceremony held in Walla Walla, Washington, today. Col. Torrey A. DiCiro, commander of the Corps’ Northwestern […]
Lt. Col. Christian N. Dietz assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, during a July 20, 2018, ceremony at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Walla Walla, Washington.

Lt. Col. Christian N. Dietz assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, during a July 20, 2018, ceremony at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Walla Walla, Washington.

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Lt. Col. Christian N. Dietz assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, during a 10 a.m. ceremony held in Walla Walla, Washington, today.

Col. Torrey A. DiCiro, commander of the Corps’ Northwestern Division, officiated as Lt. Col. Damon A. Delarosa transferred command to Dietz. Delarosa served as the district commander for the past two years.

The Walla Walla District, established in 1948, encompasses more than 107,000 square miles in parts of six states – Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada and Utah. It is a multi-faceted district responsible for providing hydropower, environmental stewardship, flood risk management and recreation opportunities, and maintaining a commercial navigation channel in the Snake and Columbia rivers.

Dietz most recently served as the executive officer to the Operations Director, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management at the Pentagon in Washington D.C.

For more information about the Walla Walla District and to read Dietz’s complete biography, visit our website at www.nww.usace.army.mil.

 

 

Soldiers from the 864th Engineer Battalion, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, near Tacoma, Washington, provide a ceremonial color guard for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, change-of-command ceremony, July 20, 2018, at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Walla Walla, Washington.

Soldiers of the 133rd Washington Army National Guard Band, from Camp Murray, Washington, provide music for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, change-of-command ceremony, July 20, 2018, at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Walla Walla, Washington.

Soldiers of the 133rd Washington Army National Guard Band, from Camp Murray, Washington, provide music for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, change-of-command ceremony, July 20, 2018, at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Walla Walla, Washington.

Lt. Col. Christian N. Dietz (left), Walla Walla District’s new commander, receives the Corps colors from Col. Torrey A. DiCiro (right), commander of the Corps’ Northwestern Division. Dietz assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, during a July 20, 2018, ceremony at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Walla Walla, Washington. Col. DiCiro presided over the ceremony.

 

 

 

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