Wolff promoted to captain at Corps of Engineers

Shown (from l): parents Ted and Dona Wolff, fiancée Kim Phan, newly promoted Capt. Corey T. Wolff and his sister Hallie Wolff pause for a photograph after Corey’s promotion to captain, Dec. 7, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. A native of Chatham, Ohio, a West Point graduate and combat veteran of Afghanistan, Capt. Wolff presently serves as project officer and quality assurance representative on the Cheatham Lock and Resource Management buildings contract in Ashland City, TN USACE photo: Fred Tucker

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander, promoted Army 1st Lt. Corey T. Wolff to the rank of captain Dec. 7.

Wolff’s parents, Ted and Dona Wolff, placed his new rank insignia on his uniform.

A native of Chatham, Ohio, Wolff is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and received his commission there in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering management with a civil engineering track.

He deployed to Afghanistan as a combat engineer platoon leader in 2010 where his platoon owned battle space covering four separate districts in Nangahar province and his platoon supported the 1-502 Infantry Battalion in the Zari district, Kandahar province, during Operation Dragon Strike.