New Commander for Charleston District

Lt. Col. Matthew W. Luzzatto will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, in a change of command ceremony this Friday, July 10, at 10 a.m. at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall in the Buyer Auditorium.

Luzzatto replaces Lt. Col. John T. Litz, who completes his two-year term before reporting to his new assignment at USACE Headquarters.

As district engineer, Luzzatto will be responsible for planning, engineering and constructing water resource projects, such as the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project, and administering laws for the protection of navigable waterways and regulatory actions for the state.

He will oversee approximately 250 employees who are stationed throughout the state.

Luzzatto will also oversee the military construction program at Fort Jackson, as well as other federal agencies throughout the city, state and region.