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The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017 (FY 2017) includes $4.620 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps).
President's Fiscal 2017 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works released
The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017 (FY 2017) includes $4.620 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps).
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced a new national adult water safety campaign. The campaign, titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns,” is targeted towards adult males.

In the past 10 years, 88 percent of all USACE water-related fatalities were men and 68 percent were between the ages of 20 and 60. Also, 84 percent of those killed in water-related accidents were not wearing life jackets and 27 percent of boating fatalities were from falls overboard. In addition to boating falls, the activity that caused the most water-related fatalities was swimming in undesignated areas, according to data reported by the USACE National Operations Center (NOC) for Water Safety.
USACE Announces New National Water Safety Campaign
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced a new national adult water safety campaign. The campaign, titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns,” is targeted towards adult males.
The first engineer officers of the Army were appointed by George Washington on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution. On March 16, 1802, the Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch and gave engineers the responsibility for founding and operating the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Since then, Army Corps of Engineers professionals have responded to changing defense requirements and played an integral part in the development of the country.  Today, they continue the tradition of providing vital engineering solutions, in collaboration with their partners, to secure the nation, energize the economy and reduce rick from disaster. This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers video provides a summary of the organization's missions. Produced in September 2015 by Headquarters USACE and Sacramento District.
What is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers?
The first engineer officers of the Army were appointed by George Washington on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution. On March 16, 1802, the Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch and gave engineers the responsibility for founding and operating the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Since then, Army Corps of Engineers professionals have responded to changing defense requirements and played an integral part in the development of the country. Today, they continue the tradition of providing vital engineering solutions, in collaboration with their partners, to secure the nation, energize the economy and reduce rick from disaster. This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers video provides a summary of the organization's missions. Produced in September 2015 by Headquarters USACE and Sacramento District.

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Energy team earns 2016 USACE sustainability award

Huntsville Center’s Energy Division has earned the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2016 Good Neighbor Award for its collaboration and partnership with Energy Huntsville, a non-profit dedicated to growing the region’s economy in the energy sector and establishing the city as the “go-to technology center for solutions to energy programs and projects.”
Published: 6/20/2016

Educators turn lessons learned into lesson plans

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The school year continued for 15 educators who returned to the classroom to unearth ways to bring curriculum to life during the CSS Georgia Teacher’s Institute held May 31 – June 3 at Georgia Tech Savannah.
Published: 6/6/2016

Corps participates in President Obama’s Every Kid in a Park initiative that connects fourth graders with nature

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, welcomed fourth-grade students to several of
Published: 6/6/2016

Sun shines on Redstone Arsenal energy savings

Officials symbolically broke ground June 3 on a renewable energy solar project designed to bolster Redstone Arsenal’s energy security. The 10 megawatt solar power system, which will be located on approximately 66 acres off Redstone Road, is expected to be operational by December.
Published: 6/3/2016

Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines.
Published: 6/1/2016

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