US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Lt. Col. Nathan A. Branen

    Lt. Col. Nathan A. Branen reported to the Nashville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Aug. 3, 2020 to assume his duties as the Deputy District Commander. As the Deputy District Commander, he assists in directing all the water resource activities of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers throughout the Cumberland River Basin, and navigation and regulatory matters in the Tennessee River Basin, an area of more than 59,000 square miles, with 49 field offices touching seven states and a work force of over 700 federal employees.
  • Lt. Col. Sonny B. Avichal - 66th Commander

    Lieutenant Colonel Sonny B. Avichal assumed command of the Nashville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, on June 28, 2019. As Commander and District Engineer, Lieutenant Colonel Avichal manages the water resources development and navigable waterways operations for the Cumberland and Tennessee River basins covering 59,000 square miles, with 42 field offices touching seven states and a work force of over 700 employees. Before assuming command of the Nashville District, Lieutenant Colonel Avichal served as the Deputy Commander of the New England District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, since June 15, 2017.
  • Lt. Col. Justin R. Toole (Archived)

    Lt. Col. Justin Toole served as Deputy District Commander for the Nashville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from November 6, 2017 to August 3, 2020. As the Deputy District Commander, he assisted in directing all the water resource activities of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers throughout the Cumberland River Basin, and navigation and regulatory matters in the Tennessee River Basin, an area of more than 59,000 square miles, with 49 field offices touching seven states and a work force of over 700 federal employees.