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Invited Guest Speaker: Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General, and Division Engineer
Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn is Commander and Division Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division. He took command on July 19, 2018.
The North Atlantic Division is one of nine regions providing engineering and construction services to the nation. It is the Corps’ headquarters for the Northeastern United States, Europe, and Africa, with offices in Concord, Mass., New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk and Wiesbaden, Germany.
As Division Commander, Major General Milhorn oversees an annual program of more than $5 billion to plan, design and construct projects to support the military, protect America’s water resources, mitigate risk from disasters, and restore and enhance the environment. He is also responsible for a variety of Division engineering and construction activities for international, federal, state and local governments and agencies in more than a dozen Northeastern states as well as overseas.
Prior to assuming command of the North Atlantic Division, Major General Milhorn served as the I Corps Deputy Commanding General at Fort Lewis, Washington. While assigned to Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Major General Milhorn served as the 31st Commanding General, Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, then as the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 for United States Army Pacific. He also served as Chief of Staff, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, and as Assistant Chief of Staff to the Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Major General Milhorn also served in a variety of command and staff assignments both in the Continental United States and overseas. Command positions include: Deputy Commanding General, Joint Task Force 505 (Nepal Earthquake) Operation Sahayogi Haat; Commander, 130th Engineer Brigade at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Commander, 173rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion (Airborne) at Bamberg, Germany, and Operation Enduring Freedom in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. He served as Deputy Chief of Operations, U.S. Army Europe in Heidelberg, Germany, and as a Joint Staff Officer in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Chantilly, Virginia. He also served as a Project Engineer at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, while assigned to the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Major General Milhorn’s military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advance Courses; Ranger and Sapper Leader Courses; and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
Major General Milhorn is a Distinguished Military Graduate from the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1990. He holds a master’s degree in Construction Engineering & Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin and is a National Security Fellow of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Missouri.
Major General Milhorn is a native of Shalimar, Fla., and is married to Debbie Milhorn. Together, they have three children - a son and two daughters.
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