Maj. Gen. Anthony Funkhouser, former commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Center for Initial Military Training, has been assigned as deputy commanding general for military and international operations at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Defense Department announced Friday.
The Army commissioned Funkhouser to the rank of second lieutenant at USACE after he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1985.
He previously served as commandant and chief of staff at the U.S. Army Engineer School in Missouri, commander of USACE’s northwest division and chief of the joint capabilities division at the Joint Staff.
His combat and operational assignments have included positions within the 5th, 17th and 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 5th and 317th Engineer Battalion Corps.
Funkhouser is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia and a recipient of various military awards such as the Defense Superior Service Medal and Army Achievement Medal.