Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Boggs hails from Annandale, Virginia. He was commissioned in the United States Army Corps of Engineers on May 28, 2005, from the Virginia Tech ROTC program. He is currently the Deputy Commander of the San Francisco District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Lt. Col. Boggs’ prior assignments included service at Fort Riley, Kansas with the 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, including a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom III, and to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VII. During this time, he served as a Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer. Serving with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Stryker) 25th Infantry Division in Schofield Barracks, Lt. Col. Boggs was the Brigade Engineer Plans Officer and a Company Commander (Sapper), including service in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. He was then assigned to the Sacramento District, USACE, where he served in Monterey, California, as a Senior Project Engineer, supervising MILCON projects across central California. From 2016 to 2021, Lt. Col. Boggs served at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, in a variety of assignments including the Chief of Future Operations, 7th Infantry Division; Brigade Plans Officer, 555th Engineer Brigade; and Battalion Operations Officer, 864th Engineer Battalion. Continuing his service at JBLM, Lt. Col. Boggs was the first Operations Officer assigned to the 5th Battalion (Engineer), 5th Security Forces Assistance Brigade, focusing on Combat Advisor operations across the Indo-Pacific Area of Responsibility.
Lt. Col. Boggs earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining and Minerals Engineering from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Science degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla. He is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Engineer Captains Career Course and Engineer Officer Basic Course, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
He is a licensed Professional Engineer (Civil Engineering) and a credentialed Project Management Professional. His military awards and decorations include the Combat Action and Airborne badges; German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Gold), the Army Achievement and Commendation Medals; the Meritorious Service Medal; and the Bronze Star Medal.