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Lieutenant Colonel Daniel J. Fox

Deputy District Commander

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District
Published March 9, 2021

Lt. Col. Daniel J. Fox is the Deputy Commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District. 

Prior to his current assignment, he served as a Maneuver Support advisor and Engineer Program Manager with the U.S. Military Training Mission to the Royal Saudi Land Forces, Saudi Arabia. As an advisor he partnered with Corps-level Saudi Land Force leadership to implement Doctrinal, Organizational, Training, Material, Leadership, Personnel, and Facility and Policy changes in support of National U.S.-Saudi interests.

Lt. Col. Fox served as the Group Engineer for 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. As Group Engineer, he advised the commander and Group staff on all engineering, construction, facility, master planning, and troop construction programs and managed maintenance and upgrades for the unit’s Ft. Bragg facilities.

Lt. Col. Fox served as an instructor in the Civil and Mechanical Engineering Department at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  He taught cadets the subjects of Manufacturing & Machine Design, Statics, Mechanics of Materials, and Capstone Design.  While teaching, he earned the distinction of being named an Associate Professor.

Lt. Col. Fox previously served as a project manager with USACE Alaska District. In that role, he helped manage U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Humanitarian Assistance Program for five countries in Southeast Asia.  He deployed to Afghanistan to support USACE Afghanistan Engineer District – North as a Resident Office officer-in-charge.  Also in Alaska, he commanded Charlie Company, 864th Combat Engineer Battalion (Combat Heavy).  He led the company through its transformation from a Combat Heavy Engineer Company to an Airborne Engineer Support Company. 

While in the 14th Engineer Battalion (Corps Wheeled) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, he served as the Executive officer of the 570th Engineer Company, and as a Support Platoon Leader in Headquarters Company, and Sapper Platoon Leader in Charlie Company.  He deployed to Iraq, performing route clearance in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lt. Col. Fox received a Masters in Mechanical Engineer from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Engineering Management from the Missouri Institute of Science and Technology. He is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College. In 2004, he received his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and commission from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.

Lt. Col. Fox’s decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and Army Achievement Medal.  He is a graduate of the Army’s Parachute course, the Sabalauski Air Assault course, and Sapper course.