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Corps of Engineers names new dam and levee safety chief

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VICKSBURG, Ms., (KNOE 8 News) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected Noah Vroman as the new levee safety branch chief of the Dam and Levee Safety Modifications Production Center. As the Levee Safety Branch chief, Vroman will function as the regional authoritative source of theoretical expertise and practical knowledge in the subject matter areas of levee safety, engineering risk analysis and public works infrastructure safety.

Vroman began his career at the Vicksburg District as a civil engineer in the geotechnical branch in 2003.  He has served as a research geotechnical engineer, dam safety program manager and as the chief of the investigation and inspection section. He also served on the Interagency Performance Evaluation Taskforce (IPET) and the Southeast Louisiana Hurricane Protection Project following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and received the Superior Civilian Award in 2007.

Vroman grew up in Tupelo and graduated from Tupelo High School. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in civil engineering at Mississippi State University.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Mississippi.

Vroman is married to the former Ashley Wages from Pontotoc County and they have three children. 

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