Corey Spencer, an alumnus of the Del E. Webb School of Construction, recently became deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South, based at Kandahar Airfield. Spencer earned a master’s degree in construction management at ASU in 2000.
As deputy commander, he assists with leading a unit that provides construction and engineering services in support of the NATO International Security Assistance Force and U.S. military forces in southern Afghanistan.
The District designs and constructs facilities that support the fielding of the Afghan National Army troops and Afghan National Police, facilities for U.S. and coalition forces, and sustainable development projects to help improve the living conditions for the Afghan people.
Previously he commanded the 62nd Engineer Battalion at Fort Hood in Texas.
During his career as an Army engineer, Spencer has earned two Bronze Star Medals, five Meritorious Service Medals, a National Defense Service Medal, an Iraqi Campaign Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, among other commendations.