U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Brig. Gen. Kimberly M. Colloton assumed duties as Commander of the South Pacific Division of the US Army Corps of Engineers on July 25, 2018. Headquartered in San Francisco, the Division is one of nine regional commands, encompassing California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and parts of Colorado, Oregon, Wyoming, Idaho and Texas. As Division commander, she is responsible for leading a workforce of more than 2,300 military and civilians and managing a more than $5 billion military and civil works program.
Colloton has served in a variety of command and staff positions for engineering units stateside and abroad. Prior to South Pacific Division, she was commander of the Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District from Aug. 2017 to June 2018. Colloton previously served as the Mission Assurance and Protection Division Chief in the J-33, Directorate for Nuclear, Homeland and Current Operations, on the Joint Staff in Washington, DC. She served as the Deputy Commander of the 555th Engineer Brigade, and the Engineer Staff Director for I Corps (Rear) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, among other leadership posts in the US and Iraq.
Colloton’s military awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (7th award), Army Commendation Medal (2nd award), Army Achievement Medal (4th award), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, and Senior Parachutist Badge.