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Pres. Reagan Nominates

Three To Mississippi

River Commission

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.

Kistenmacher Joins

Marinette Marine As

Chief Estimator

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

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