Captain Michael Oestereicher assumed command of Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest, and duties as Regional Engineer (N4), Navy Region Southwest, San Diego, California, August 2019. He previously served as the Chief of Staff for NAVFAC Headquarters before coming to NAVFAC Southwest.
Captain Jeff Powell reported as the Executive Officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest and Deputy Regional Engineer of Navy Region Southwest in June 2018. Born in Alton, IL, and raised in both St. Louis and Kansas City, MO, Captain Powell graduated from Clemson University in Clemson, SC with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a minor in mathematics, and was commissioned through Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL in 1996. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.