COL Kevin P Landers, Sr.
Colonel Kevin P. Landers, Sr. is the 53rd Commander of Wilmington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Colonel Landers comes to Wilmington District following a tour as a U.S. Army National Security Fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Colonel Landers was commissioned as an Engineer officer into the U.S. Army in 1990 from the University of Georgia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia, a Master of Science in Geospatial Information Systems from the Royal School of Military Survey (Cranfield University) in the United Kingdom and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. His military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses; Combined Arms Services and Staff School; Command and General Staff College; Joint Services Staff College; National Security Fellow at Harvard University; Airborne, Air Assault and Pathfinder Schools. Colonel Landers’ troop assignments include Platoon Leader in the 317th Engineer Battalion (Mechanized); Platoon Leader and Executive Officer in the 43rd Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Heavy) serving as a wartime Platoon Leader in support of Operation Restore Hope in Somalia; Commander, B Company, 5th Engineer Battalion (Mechanized); Battalion S-3 and Executive Officer, 30th Engineer Battalion (Topographic); Commander, 4th Engineer Battalion (Mechanized), serving as its wartime commander during a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. His staff assignments include Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Deputy Inspector General; Corps Plans Officer for the XVIII Airborne Corps (Airborne) deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Brigade Plans Officer, 20th Engineer Brigade (Airborne); Staff Planner for a Governance Assessment Team for General David Petraeus deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Instructor at the National Imagery and

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