Brigadier General Kirk E. Gibbs
Commander and Division Engineer of the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
In 2020, Brigadier General Kirk E. Gibbs became the 34th Commander and Division Engineer of the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. His previous assignment was as the Chief of Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. As the Division Engineer, he is responsible for a mission that includes design, construction, and real estate management for the U.S. Army. His portfolio includes the multi-year $10.7 billion Korea Transformation Program and the $15.8 billion U.S.-Japan Defense Policy Review Initiative. Pacific Ocean Division also supports U.S. Pacific Command’s and U.S. Army Pacific’s Theater Security Cooperation strategies, Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Response Program, and Civil-Military Emergency Preparedness. Brig. Gen. Gibbs graduated from the West Point and earned his MA in National Security Strategy from the National War College in 2013. Gibbs’ military awards include the Legion of Merit; the Bronze Star Medal; the Defense Meritorious Service Medal and many others.