Lt. Col. Roderick J. Forman assumed duties as the Deputy District Commander of the Fort Worth District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on June 17, 2019. Hailing from Cassatt, South Carolina, he received his commission in 2003 from South Carolina State University (SCSU) Orangeburg, South Carolina, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He also holds a Master of Arts Degree in Procurement and Acquisitions Management from Webster University.
Prior to becoming the Deputy Commander of the Fort Worth District, Lt. Col. Forman served as the executive officer to the Deputy Commanding General for United States Army Central (USARCENT) in Sumter South Carolina. His, most recent assignments include Brigade Executive Officer, Brigade Operations officer, and the Director of public works for Area Support Group – Qatar (ASG-QA).
Lt. Col. Forman’s other assignments include working with the St. Louis District, USACE in the Engineering and Construction section and Program Management section. He has worked in the USACE Operations Center (UOC); Joint Task Force Bravo (JTFB), Honduras in the current operations cell; 2nd DIV MITT Advisor, Alkindi Iraq; and Assistant S3 in the 2nd Engineer Battalion, Camp Castle Korea. His other assignments include commanding Charlie Company 1-34 IN Regiment Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Company Executive Officer, HHC 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion (BSTB); and Support Platoon Leader BSTB, Camp Hovey Korea.
Lt. Col. Forman's military Awards Include the Bronze Star Medal, five Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, two Army Accommodation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Volunteer Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and Parachutist Badge.