CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Damian Bess has been appointed Deputy to the Commander at Letterkenny Army Depot. Depot Commander Col. Deacon Maddox made the selection based on Bess’s extensive background in logistics and military management.
Since July 2015, Bess was the director of Public Works at the depot, where he successfully managed a $38 million indirect operating budget. His responsibilities included overseeing the depot operations plan, facilities improvement schedule and to act as the lead coordinator with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in major construction projects.
Bess is a retired U.S. Marine Lt. Col. and has a master’s degree in engineering management.