Chapel - Van VanAntwerp

Lieutenant General R. L. “Van” VanAntwerp, U.S. Army (Retired) served 39 years in uniform culminating as Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). When he retired in 2011, he was the senior military officer overseeing a $40+ billion program including most of the Nation’s civil works infrastructure and military construction on 250 Army and Air Force installations worldwide. As the USACE Commanding General, he was responsible for over 37,000 employees who provided engineering, project management, construction, and operation and maintenance support in nearly 100 countries around the world.

Van is currently the Vice Chairman of the Flippen Group, a Texas based leadership and organizational development company that specializes in talent assessment, development, and alignment.  He works with a wide range of clients in education, corporate, government, sports, and not-for-profit sectors, providing Executive Development consulting, coaching, and Leadership Keynotes.  

In addition, Van is past Chairman of the Board of Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC, Board Director at USAA, Calibre, Cardno GS, and on several advisory boards for non-profits.  He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an M.B.A. from Long Island University and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan. He is a Registered Professional Engineer.

Van and his wife, Paula, reside in North Carolina.  They have three sons—Jeff, Luke, and Rob—and two daughters—Julia and Kathryn—and 20 grandchildren. 

Wednesday, September 8 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Walton Chapel, Chapel
1002 Moore Avenue, Belton, TX 76513

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