New LA District commander brings broad range of experience to position
Col. Aaron Barta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, right, and David Van Dorpe, District deputy for programs and project management, LA District, left, walk to their places on the stage during a July 19 Change of Command ceremony at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro, California. During the ceremony, Col. Kirk Gibbs, former LA District commander, relinquished duties to Barta.