Col. Calvin A. Kroeger assumed command of the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on 3 August 2023. Col. Kroeger was born and raised in Clovis, New Mexico. He received his first commission from New Mexico Military Institute in 1997 until he resigned his commission to pursue his dream of attending the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He graduated West Point in 2001 and commissioned into the Engineer Regiment. His first assignment was with the First Cavalry Division in Fort Cavazos, Texas, where he served as a sapper platoon leader, assault and obstacle platoon leader, and company executive officer in the 20th Engineer Battalion, where he deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.