Col. Calvin C. Hudson II is to assume command of the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during a ceremony today in Fort Worth.
He will supervise the operation and maintenance of Lake O’ the Pines and Sam Rayburn Reservoir and Wright Patman Lake in East Texas, along with 22 other lakes that together furnish 35 percent of the state’s water supply. Hudson also will manage one of the Corps’ largest military construction programs, which encompasses all design and construction on Army and Air Force installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.
He takes over the district from Lt. Col. Clay A. Morgan, who assumed command on a temporary basis in March. Morgan will return to his role as the district’s deputy commander.A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Hudson received his commission as an engineer officer upon graduation from Albany State University in 1994.