BG Mark C. Quander

BG Mark C. Quander

Brigadier General Mark C. Quander graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1995 and assumed his position as the Commandant of the U.S. Army Engineer School in July of 2019.

During his years as a commissioned officer, he served in command and staff positions in the United States, the Republic of Korea, the Middle East, and Central Asia.

His tours of duty with tactical units include the 307th Engineer Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division; 2nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division (Republic of Korea); 326th Engineer Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); 20th Engineer Brigade; and 36th Engineer Brigade. He has also enjoyed several broadening assignments throughout his career to include Observer Controller at the Joint Readiness Training Center; Chief of the 10th Mountain Division Commanding General’s Initiatives Group; and Corps Engineer for III Corps.

At the operational level, BG Quander served as the Chief of Plans for the Multi-National Corps-Iraq C7 (Engineers), and as the Chief of Plans and Operations for the Joint Task Force Haiti-J7 (Engineers).

BG Quander served twice at the national level in the Pentagon. Within the Joint Staff, he fulfilled duties as a Joint Chiefs of Staff Intern/Politico Military Planner in the Directorate for Strategic Plans and Policy (J5), Iraq Division. Within Headquarters Department of the Army, he fulfilled duties as Director, Office of the Chief of Engineers.

BG Quander most recently served as the Division Commander of the Transatlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, directly supporting U.S. Central Command with a construction program exceeding $5 billion.

BG Quander holds a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy in Civil Engineering; a Master of Science from the University of Missouri for Science and Technology in Engineering Management; a Master of Arts from Georgetown University in Public Policy; and a Master in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.