Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Beeman


USACE Philadelphia District
Published July 7, 2023

Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey M. Beeman serves as the 62nd USACE Philadelphia District Commander. In this role, he leads a 500-person District. Missions include dredging waterways for navigation, protecting communities from flooding and coastal storms, responding to natural and declared disasters, regulating construction in the nation’s waters and wetlands, remediating environmental hazards, restoring ecosystems, building facilities for the Army and Air Force, and providing engineering, contracting and project management services for other government agencies upon request. Established in 1866, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District encompasses the 13,000-square-mile Delaware River Basin and the Atlantic Coast from New Jersey’s Manasquan Inlet to the Delaware-Maryland line. Within its boundaries are more than eight million people in eastern Pennsylvania, western and southern New Jersey, most of Delaware, New York’s Catskills region and part of northeastern Maryland.

Most recently, Lieutenant Colonel Beeman served as Deputy Commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. Lieutenant Colonel Beeman is originally from San Diego, California. He earned his commission in the Corps of Engineers though Claremont McKenna College Army ROTC.

Stationed initially at Fort Benning, Georgia, his first assignment was as a platoon leader for the 362nd Multi-Role Bridge Company, deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon redeployment, he was assigned to the 11th Engineer Battalion, where he served as the Forward Support Company executive officer and later as the battalion plans officer. Beeman’s next operational assignments were in Hawaii, first serving as the 1st Naval Construction Division’s Pacific exercise officer, then as the plans officer for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 130th Engineer Brigade, and lastly as commander of the 523rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion. While in command, he deployed for Operation Dauntless Bastion, a nine-month operational deployment to Camp Covington, Guam. Beeman then served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, as a deputy resident engineer and program manager for the Fort Irwin Weed Army Hospital replacement project. Upon completion of the hospital, he moved to Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command plans engineer for one year before transferring to the 36th Engineer Brigade where he served as the operations officer for 62nd Engineer Battalion and the 36th Engineer Brigade.

Beeman’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic University, a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a Master of Science in Construction Management from the University of Hawaii. His certifications include being a licensed Professional Engineer and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Associate. Beeman graduated as the Distinguished Honor Graduate of both the Engineer Officer’s Basic and Advanced Courses, and as an Honor Graduate of the Command and General Staff College. His other military education includes Sapper Leader Course, Air Assault School, Airborne School and the Explosive Ordnance Clearance Agent Course.

Beeman is married and has two sons.