Crary becomes USACE-Honolulu District commander

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments



U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District
Public Affairs
FORT SHAFTER — Lt. Col. Christopher Crary accepted command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Thomas D. Asbery in a ceremony on Palm Circle, here, Thursday.
Crary, the 69th commander for USACE-HD, will command an organization of about 300 engineers, scientists and support staff serving the Pacific region, including Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Kwajalein.
He most recently served as the deputy Corps engineer for the 130th Engineer Brigade during its deployment to Afghanistan.
Crary also served as the deputy commander of the Corps’ San Francisco District.
Honolulu District is responsible for major military design and construction, civil works, international and interagency support, real estate services for the Army and Air Force, regulatory work, environmental services and emergency management.
The District’s current active program is valued at about $2 billion.



During his tenure, Asbery met the challenge of successfully leading the District in executing all mission requirements. For fiscal years 2012-2013, the District’s contracting team awarded more than $512.4 million in contracts in Hawaii and the Pacific Region.
Asbery led a highly motivated staff in support of Army military construction, transformation and Army initiatives that included the renovation of several historic quads and the construction of two state-of-the-art, energy-efficient barracks at Schofield Barracks in partnership with other
For his outstanding work and contributions to the Honolulu District, Asbery was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. He leaves to become the Pacific Ocean Division deputy commander.

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