Major General Anthony C. Funkhouser assumed responsibility as the Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, DC on July 31st, 2017. He is responsible for policy, programming, and technical support in the execution of more than $18 billion of design, construction, and environmental programs for the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, other Department of Defense and Federal agencies, and foreign countries.
Major General Funkhouser graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1985 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. His assignments include serving as Commanding General, United States Army Center for Initial Military Training, Fort Eustis, VA; Commandant, United States Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Commander, Northwestern Division, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, Oregon; Chief, Joint Capabilities Division (J8) on the Joint Staff, Washington District of Columbia; Commander, Afghanistan Engineer District-South (Operation Enduring Freedom); Commander, Southwestern Division, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Dallas, Texas; Commander, Tulsa Engineer District, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Chief of Staff, United States Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
His combat and operational positions of leadership include service as Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Battalion Logistics Officer, 317th Engineer Battalion (Corps), Eschborn, Germany; Assistant Operations Officer and Assistant Brigade Engineer, 17th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division; Assistant Division Engineer, 1st Cavalry Division (Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm); Commander, D Company and B Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Operation Intrinsic Action), Fort Hood and Kuwait; Small Group Leader, United States Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood and Observer/Controller, Fort Irwin, California; Regimental Engineer, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, California; Executive Assistant to the Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood; Battalion Executive Officer, 91st Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief of Doctrine, United States Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; and Commander, 5th Engineer Battalion (Corps) (Operation Iraqi Freedom I).
Major General Funkhouser earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy, he holds a Master Degree in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri Rolla, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. His military education includes the United States Army Command and General Staff College, Advanced Military Studies Program, and the United States Army War College. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.