Robert E. Slockbower has been selected to become the Director of Programs for the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, according to Corps officials. In this position, he will be responsible for the development and execution of Civil Works, Military, Hazardous, Toxic and Radiological Waste, and Support for Others Programs within the Division. He provides leadership and supervision for the SWD Programs Directorate and has staff oversight for programs, planning, and project management activities in the division's four district offices. Slockbower, a member of the Senior Executive Service, returns to the Southwestern Division after an assignment at Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, where he was the Director of Military Programs from January 2010 to September 2012. "We are very fortunate to have Mr. Bob Slockbower return to our regional leadership team," said Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula, SWD commander. "His wealth of experience in the Army Corps of Engineers -- in addition to his previous stint in SWD -- makes him a valued asset to our Division as we carry out our work to provide value to our Nation and to our warfighters. We are looking forward to his expertise and leadership."