A new commander took over the Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District on Friday. A ceremony inducting Colonel Andrew D. Sexton was held at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Sexton comes to Kansas City from the U.S. Marine Corps University, where he earned a master’s degree in Strategic Studies. He is a native of Indiana.

Press Release from the Army Corps of Engineers

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Col. Andrew D. Sexton took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District during a Change of Command Ceremony today at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  Sexton joins the district from the U.S. Marine Corps University where he attended the Marine Corps War College and earned a master’s degree in Strategic Studies.

“I am honored to be here today, now officially part of what I consider to be the team of teams,” said Sexton.

With approximately 900 employees, Sexton’s responsibilities include executing civil works, military construction, cleanup of hazardous, toxic and radiation waste and emergency response programs.

He has served in a variety of command and staff positions to include platoon leader, task force engineer and brigade engineer with the 307th Engineer Batttalion, 82nd Airborne Division.

He is a native of South Bend, Indl, where he married his wife of 25 years, Jennifer. Together, they have two daughters.

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