Lloyd Caldwell, SES

Director of Military Programs

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 United States Army Corps of Engineers 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 countries.

Previously, he was responsible for management of the Corps' world-wide Military Construction program and integration of the Corps' diverse capabilities including engineering and construction, installation support, environmental remediation, real estate, and international and interagency activities in support of Department of Defense missions and other agencies. He served as the Corps’ leader for the Programs and Project Management Community of Practice for Military Programs.

Prior to coming to headquarters, he served as Director of Programs for the North Atlantic Division where he was responsible for military, civil works, interagency and international programs throughout the northeastern USA and Europe.  He led program execution with the Division's six District offices in Norfolk, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New Your, 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.  The Division supports the Department of Defense and the Services; the European Command; the Africa Command; and other federal, state, and local agencies.

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 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.  His experience includes serving as the Chief of Construction for the Baltimore District, and as Area Engineer in both Military and Civil Works.  He has been responsible for major civil works, military, and environmental projects 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 and the Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Virginia