The Port of Corpus Christi announced Maj. Gen. (USAR) Maynard “Sandy” Sanders will assume the role of Deputy Port Director of Operations and Business Development effective November 3, 2008.
Port of Corpus Christi Executive Director John LaRue selected Maj. Gen. (USAR) Sanders as part of a long-range vision of succession planning and organizational restructuring.
Maj. Gen. (USAR) Sanders currently serves as Deputy G4 for US Army Reserve Component Integration at the Pentagon in Washington, DC where he has Worldwide oversight and orchestration of all US Army Reserve and National Guard logistics issues, ensures the integration of components for the delivery of material readiness in the field, sustains logistical readiness of all US Army Reserve and National Guard forces, represents the Primary Staff Officer on the Chief of Staff of the Army on all USAR and National Guard equipping and sustainment issues and achieves and maintains operational readiness of US Army Reserve organizations throughout the ARFORGEN - Army Force Generation cycle. Maj. Gen. (USAR) Sanders has a long and rich history at The Port of Corpus Christi having served as Colonel and Commander of the 1192nd Transportation Terminal Brigade in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
“Maj. Gen. (USAR) Sanders has an exemplary record of service to our nation and has demonstrated a high degree of competency and efficiency in overseeing the historic military deployment conducted through the Port of Corpus Christi during America’s war against terrorism. We are proud to have such a great American join the port family as we continue our prosperity,” said Ruben Bonilla, Chairman of The Port of Corpus Christi.
Maj. Gen. (USAR) Sanders holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.