With only a handful of uniformed personnel working side by side with civilians, the work environment at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, is quite different from what Soldiers would encounter at their average duty station.
Though Soldiers come to work in uniform each day, they are working in a corporate environment, with fewer than 10 active-duty peers surrounded by coworkers in business clothing.
On a beautiful Monday morning, when most people were just arriving at the office, three retired colonels came together ready to spend the day outside. Retired Col. Ronald Light, former commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, and owner of Lighthouse Woodworking, has been building furniture since 1995. The two-story, three-car garage at his family’s home in Boyce, Va., is his woodworking workshop and furniture showroom.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District observed Women’s History Month during a luncheon March 31st in Winchester, Va.