Major General Kimberly M. Colloton assumed duties as commanding general and division engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Division on July 24, 2020. After most recently serving as Commanding General for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division.
Colloton holds a Bachelor of Architecture and Building Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Stanford University; and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the Eisenhower School, National Defense University. In 2008, Colloton completed a fellowship at the RAND Corporation’s Arroyo Center in Santa Monica, California.
Colloton’s other command assignments include Commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan District, Commander for both the Albuquerque and Los Angeles Districts, Deputy Commander for the 555th Engineer Brigade, Commander for a Company within the 27th Combat Engineer Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps.
Colloton’s key staff assignments include Mission Assurance and Protection Division Chief in the J-33, Directorate for Nuclear, Homeland and Current Operations, on the Joint Staff in Washington, D.C., Engineer Staff Director for I Corps (Rear) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Project Manager with Los Angeles District, and Team Leader for the South Pacific Division’s Forward Engineer Support Team, Iraq.
Colloton’s operational deployments include two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; and one deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel