Roger M. Vogler, P.E.

Chief, Engineering and Construction Division

Published Jan. 30, 2013

Roger M. Vogler serves as Chief of the Engineering and Construction Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District, located in Winchester, Virginia.


The Middle East District is responsible for providing engineering, construction, and related services in the Middle East, Central Asia, and other areas as required. Its work includes designing and constructing facilities for use by U.S. forces, performing engineering activities for other U.S. government and foreign agencies, and providing operations and maintenance services for various customers.


In his current position, which he has held since September 2014, Mr. Vogler is responsible for overseeing all engineering and construction requirements for the district’s projects. Previously he served as the District Chief of Engineering Division (January 2005 – Oct 2013) and Acting Deputy for Programs and Project Management (March through October 2007) where he served as the senior civilian responsible for the organization’s overall project execution. He also had three tours as Chief of Engineering and Construction Division in the Afghanistan Engineer District, in 2010, 2011, and 2014 during which he oversaw completion of over 150 projects for the U.S. military and the Afghanistan National Security Forces.

His previous USACE assignments have including serving as Chief of the Military Integration Division in the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division from August 2002 through April 2005; senior program manager with Task Force Restore Iraqi Electricity for the $1 billion program in 2003; resident engineer for the Huntsville Engineering and Support Center’s Chemical Demilitarization Program at the Umatilla and Pine Bluff Resident Offices; resident engineer in Wuerzburg, Germany, where he was responsible for supporting six Army Base Support Battalions throughout southern Germany; area engineer for the Detroit Area Office; and project engineer and Support for Others program coordinator for Detroit District.  He began his USACE career with the Detroit District in June 1992.


Mr. Vogler, commissioned an engineer officer through Officer Candidate School in 1985, spent his seven-year military career in construction battalions, including commanding an engineer company during Operation Desert Storm.


He has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in engineering administration from George Washington University, and a master’s degree in Hazardous Waste Management from Wayne State University.


He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Ohio, a certified Project Management Professional, and a member of the Army Acquisition Corps.