Brad Brady, civil engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, was recently presented the Commander’s Special Emphasis Award for his selfless service, dedication and exceptional achievement in the performance of assigned duties in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Brady recently returned from a three-month deployment in support of Overseas Contingency Operations in Kabul, Afghanistan. He was based at Camp Phoenix where he worked for the Kabul Area Office’s Northern District as a project engineer for construction of the 88-acre Ministry of Interior Complex. For his service, Brady was previously awarded the NATO Medal, the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service Medal, and the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism.
As a civil engineer in the construction services branch of the Engineering and Construction Division, he is heavily involved in numerous construction contract administration activities for projects throughout the District. Prior to deployment to Afghanistan, he served as a project engineer on the Lower Mississippi Riverfront Museum and Interpretive Center in Vicksburg.
Brady is a native of Hattiesburg and earned his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University. He is married to the former Christy Swindle of McComb and they are the parents of four children.