Bostick picked as new deputy chief

Changes are coming in several top positions at the Corps of Engineers, including the agency's number-two position. Brig. Gen.Thomas P. Bostick, the Corps' director of military programs, will become deputy chief of engineers later this summer. Bostick, who has been serving in Iraq as commander of the Corps' Gulf Region Division since last year, also has been nominated for promotion to major general. Maj. Gen. Robert Griffin, the current deputy chief, is expected to retire.

Lt. Gen. Carl A. Strock remains Chief of Engineers and Maj. Gen. Don T. Riley continues as the Corps' director of civil works, posts they assumed last year.

Temple to become head of Corps military programs

Named to succeed Bostick as head of military programs is Brig. Gen. Merdith W. B. (Bo) Temple, currently the commander of the Corps' North Atlantic Division, based in New York City. His successor is Brig. Gen. William T. Grisoli, who now heads the

Northwestern Division, headquartered in Portland, Ore.Grisoli's replacement as Northwestern Division commander is Col Gregg Martin, the second-ranking operations officer for U.S. Army Europe, based in Germany. Martin was ENR's Award of Excellence winner in 2004 for his work in Iraq.

The officers will move into their new positions this summer, a Corps spokesman says.

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