“Did you know most car accidents occur within five miles of your home? That's why I moved!” Comedian Jay Leno used this joke in one of his opening monologues several years ago. Since then, I've gotten a lot of mileage out of it. The trouble is accidents are no laughing matter and they usually happen when you least expect it.
With “Planning for the Future: Challenges and Opportunities” as their theme, professionals from government and industry met at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference in Portsmouth, Virginia, this week to discuss the future of the maritime community.
Employees from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District visited a NYC public school recently and apoke about the importance of STEM education.
Following the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, April 19, 1995, the
Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim and other city leaders joined Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander and signed a historic project partnership agreement that lays the foundation for construction of a coastal storm damage reduction project to protect the Willoughby and Ocean View neighborhoods of Norfolk.