Prof. Steve Abt Promoted to Major General

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Untitled Document Steven Abt, of Fort Collins, CO., has been promoted to Major General, U.S. Army Reserve. MG Abt currently serves as the Director of Operations, Iraq Reconstruction Management Office, U.S. State Department in Baghdad, Iraq. Upon his return, he will assume the duties of the Deputy Chief of Engineers - Reserve, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, D.C.

In his civilian role, MG Abt is a Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University. He graduated from CSU in 1973 with a Bachelors of Civil Engineering and was a Distinguished Military Graduate of the Army ROTC Program. He also earned his Masters and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from CSU. Abt is married to Dr. Phyllis Abt, Dean of Instructional Services at Front Range Community College. They have two daughters; Laura, a captain in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Vandenberg AFB, California, and Karen, a graduate student in Political Science at CSU.