COL Keith Landry

COL Keith Landry

Dates of Service: May 1985 - Aug 2011
RETIRED
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  • 2LT May 85
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  • COL Jul 07
Commissioning Source:  USMA, May 1985

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Bio 

Retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in July 2011 following 26 years of service and joined Walbridge as their Director of Federal Business Development in the company’s Heavy-Civil Construction group. Started Black Diamond Constructors, LLC in 2014. Born in Jacksonville, NC. Lived in NC, ME, MD & PA before settling in Beaufort, SC. Graduated from Battery Creek High School and attended West Point. Married a beautiful, accomplished Greek woman - Ourania - in 1987. We have two amazing sons - Alexander and Christopher.

Military Experiences

Jul 2008 - Jul 2011
Louisville District
District Commander
Civil Works experience with flood damage reduction; navigation; regulatory activities; water supply; water quality; hydropower; environmental conservation and enhancement; recreation; emergency disaster response and operation/maintenance of locks, dams and flood control reservoirs Military Construction experience with an award-winning program in support of Army, Army Reserves, Air Force, Air Force Reserves and other DoD facilities; services provided included engineering design, plans and specifications, construction, real estate and environmental remediation
Jul 2004 - Jul 2006
Battalion Commander
Commanded a combat heavy engineer battalion consisting of seven subordinate engineer and chemical companies for 12 months in combat in Baghdad, Iraq without a fatality (2005-2006) Commanded 500+ km ground movement of 503 Soldiers and 216 vehicles from Kuwait to Baghdad, Iraq. Black Diamond Soldiers completed 279 construction projects in 301 days of combat operations Received individual and unit commendations for commanding engineer construction and chemical force protection missions while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq
Jun 2003 - Jul 2004
Assistant Professor of Military Science
Taught “Engineering Mathematics” for the Department of Mathematics Director of Engineering Mechanics Group
Jun 1999 - Jun 2000
Operations Officer (S3)
Operations Officer of a mechanized combat engineer battalion with attached Combat Support Equipment company along the Demilitarized Zone in the Republic of Korea

Deployments

(1 year, 9 months)
Mar 2007 - Jun 2007
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
3ID Division Engineer
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Commander, 92nd Engineer Battalion
Feb 1991 - May 1991
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Operation Desert Shield/Storm
S-1 33rd Engineer Battalion (Prov)

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools

Sep 1987 - Oct 1987

Feb 1986 - Apr 1986

Jul 1984 - Aug 1984

Certifications
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2007 - 2008

Industrial College of the Armed Forces

Master's Degree, National Security Resource Strategy

1981 - 1985

United States Military Academy (USMA, West Point)

Bachelor's Degree, Civil Engineering

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