KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will conduct a change of command ceremony to recognize the arrival of Col. William C. Hannan Jr. as its new commander. The ceremony will be held Friday, July 19, at 10 a.m. at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Arts, Atkins Auditorium located at 4525 Oak Street in Kansas City, Mo.
Hannan comes to Kansas City from serving as the Director of Academic Operations for the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa. Prior to this assignment he served as the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army Engineer School and Battalion Commander of the 35th Engineer Battalion, both at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Hannan holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University, a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. He is a certified Project Management Professional.
The Kansas City District was established in 1907. Its missions include Civil Works, Military Construction, the cleanup of Hazardous, Toxic and Radiation Waste. Its Civil Works boundaries take in parts of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado. Its Military Construction boundaries encompass the states of Missouri and Kansas. It is the primary design district in seven states and the secondary design district in eight states for the Hazardous, Toxic, and Radiological Waste cleanup program, and facilitates the disposal of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (non-fissionable materials) for the entire United States.
The Kansas City District has a diverse community of licensed professionals and certified technicians that are involved in direct project investigation and design activities as well as review and oversight of activities directly performed by Architect-Engineer firms under contract to the District.
For additional information please contact the Public Affairs Office at 816-389-3486.
Release no. 19-043