Life Jacket is your best ‘security blanket’ when boating

“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.
Published: 4/23/2015

Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference seeks solutions to pressing maritime issues

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.
Published: 4/22/2015

Army Corps promotes awareness of importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education

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.
Published: 4/21/2015

20 years later: Tulsa District engineers recall Oklahoma City Bombing, response

Following the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, April 19, 1995, the
Published: 4/20/2015

Norfolk beach expansion combats sea-level rise

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.
Published: 4/20/2015