Public Affairs Office

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (May 6, 2021) — The U.S. Army Engineer School is scheduled to host a change of commandant ceremony at 9 a.m. May 11 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium.

During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Mark Quander will transfer responsibilities for the Engineer Regiment to Col. Daniel Hibner, who will become the school’s 99th commandant and chief of the Engineer Regiment.

Hibner comes to Fort Leonard Wood after serving as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District.

Quander is slated to become the next commanding general of the U.S. Army Military Academy West Point.

Reporters wishing to cover this event should respond to the Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office at 573.563.4145 by 1 p.m., Monday, May 10.


About Fort Leonard Wood

Fort Leonard Wood is a thriving and prosperous installation that has evolved from a small basic training post more than 75 years ago to a premier Army Center of Excellence that trains more than 80,000 military and civilians each year.

Fort Leonard Wood is home to the U.S Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and three U.S. Army schools: the U.S. Army Engineer School; U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School; and the U.S. Army Military Police School. In addition to training engineer, CBRN and military police specialties for the Army, Fort Leonard Wood also provides gender-integrated in-processing and Basic Combat Training for new Soldiers.

Fort Leonard Wood also hosts and trains with the largest Marine Corps Detachment and Air Force Squadron on any Army installation as well as a large Navy construction detachment.

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