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Pres. Reagan Nominates
Three To Mississippi
Three generals from the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers have been nominated by President
Reagan to serve on the Missis- sippi River Commission (MRC).
The nominations are subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate.
Designated to be president of the MRC is Maj. Gen. William
E. Read, Vicksburg, Miss., Com- mander and Division Engineer,
U.S. Army Engineer Division,
Lower Mississippi Valley.
The other nominees are: Maj.
Gen. Hugh G. Robinson, Dallas,
Texas, Commander and Division
Engineer of the U.S. Army En- gineer Division, Southwestern; and Brig. Gen. Richard S. Kem,
Cincinnati, Ohio, Commander and
Division Engineer, U.S. Army
Engineer Division, Ohio River.
Service on the MRC is an addi- tional duty for these officers.
The MRC, created by Congress in 1879, is responsible for over- seeing the comprehensive flood control and navigation project along the Mississippi River and surrounding river basins between
Cape Giradeau, Mo., and the Gulf of Mexico. By law, members of the MRC are three Corps of En- gineers officers, the director of the National Ocean Survey, and three civilians. Civilian members are Roy T. Sessums, Metairie, La., and Sam Angel, Lake Village,
Ark. There is one civilian vacancy.
Marinette Marine As
Richard Kistenmacher has joined Marinette Marine Corpo- ration, Marinette, Wis., as chief estimator. His responsibilities in- clude estimating of labor and ma- terial costs for all new construc- tion, proposal work, and customer modifications.
Mr. Kistenmacher has more than 20 years' estimating expe- rience and was most recently di- rector of estimating for Equi- table Shipyards Inc., New Or- leans, La. Prior to Equitable he was chief estimator for Wiley
Manufacturing in Maryland.
Wickert Named Asst. Dir.
Of Naval Architecture
At Designers & Planners
Thomas S. Wickert has joined
Designers & Planners, Inc., a firm of naval architects and marine engineers with offices in Wash- ington, Philadelphia, Galveston, and San Diego, Ferd Serim, pres- ident of the company, recently announced that Mr. Wickert will serve as assistant director of naval architecture reporting to
Carlos A. Tomassoni. In this ca- pacity, Mr. Wickert will be re- sponsible for early stage ship design studies for both naval and commercial ships.
Mr. Wickert, a native Wash- ingtonian, is a graduate of Cath- olic University and has been em- ployed as a naval architect for the past 30 years with the Naval
Sea Systems Command and its predecessor organizations, NAV-
SEC and BUSHIPS. His most recent assignment was as head of the Auxiliary, Amphibious, and Mine Warfare Ship Design
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