Louisville District Deputy Commander gets promoted to lieutenant colonel

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District
Published April 14, 2023
Louisville District Deputy Commander gets promoted to lieutenant Colonel

Louisville District Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Guillermo Guandique is pinned by his wife and children during his promotion ceremony held in Louisville, Kentucky, April 14, 2023.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Deputy Commander Col. Jason Buursma promoted Louisville District Deputy Commander Maj. Guillermo Guandique to lieutenant colonel in a promotion ceremony held at McAlpine Locks and Dam in Louisville, Kentucky, April 14, 2023.

“I am honored to be here for this special occasion,” said Burrsma.

Lt. Col. Guillermo Guandique commissioned as an engineer officer in 2007 from the United States Military Academy and has held several different critical positions throughout his Army career. Guandique joined the Louisville District as the deputy commander, June 16, 2022.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve, now as a lieutenant colonel,” Guandique said. “The last 16 years feel like they’ve flown by, and I’m still learning every day. Thank you to everyone for their support.”