US Army Corps of Engineers
North Atlantic Division

North Atlantic Division Deputy Commander

Colonel Corey M. Spencer

Published Oct. 3, 2018

Colonel Corey M. Spencer is assigned to the North Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as the Deputy Commander located at Fort Hamilton, New York, a position he assumed on September 4, 2018. 

The North Atlantic Division is one of nine Divisions comprised of over 3,500 employees providing engineering and construction services to the nation. It is the Corps’ headquarters for the Northeastern United States, Europe, and Africa, with six subordinate District Command offices located in Concord, Mass., New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk, and Wiesbaden, Germany

Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Commander, Task Force Essayons, Transatlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers located at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

Colonel Spencer’s previous assignments include: Platoon Leader, 50th Engineer Company (Multi‐Role Bridge Company), Camp Pelham, Korea; Assault and Obstacle Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer, Bravo Company, 70th Engineer Battalion (Mechanized), Fort Riley, Kansas; Logistics Officer, 70th Engineer Battalion (Mechanized), Fort Riley; Battalion Maintenance Officer, 84th Engineer Battalion (Heavy) and Company Commander, Alpha Company, 84th Engineer Battalion (Heavy), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Executive Officer, USACE North Atlantic Division, Brooklyn, New York; Project Manager, F/A‐22 Facilities Project, Langley Air Force Base, USACE Norfolk District; Operations Officer, USACE Task Force Restore Iraqi Electricity, Baghdad, Iraq; Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer, 84th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), Schofield Barracks; Deputy Commander, USACE Honolulu District, Fort Shafter; Operations Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Engineering, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter; Commander, 62nd Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Deputy Commander, USACE Afghanistan Engineer District‐South, Kandahar, Afghanistan; and Mobility Branch Chief, Full Dimension Protection Division, Army G8, the Pentagon, Director, Assistant Chief of Staff Engineering, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

Colonel Spencer was commissioned into the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers following graduation from Colorado State University in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. He holds a master’s degree in Construction Management from Arizona State University. His military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advance Courses, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (three awards), Meritorious Service Medal (six awards), Army Commendation Medal (four awards), Army Achievement Medal (three awards), National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and National Defense Medal. He has also earned the Parachutists Badge and Army Staff Badge and was awarded the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal.