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WASHINGTON (September 2, 2015) – President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America’s great outdoors. The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission for a full year to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide.
Army Corps of Engineers supports new “Every Kid in a Park” recreation initiative
WASHINGTON (September 2, 2015) – President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America’s great outdoors. The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission for a full year to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide.
In one of the most logistically-challenging renovations the district has seen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District helped to complete the monumental task of renovating 260,000 square feet in over 41 departments throughout the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center Complex in Ohio—all with minimal impacts to patient care.
Wright-Patt hospital renovation improves patient care
In one of the most logistically-challenging renovations the district has seen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District helped to complete the monumental task of renovating 260,000 square feet in over 41 departments throughout the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center Complex in Ohio—all with minimal impacts to patient care.
George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution, and engineers have served in combat in all subsequent American wars. The Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch on March 16, 1802. Since then the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has responded to changing defense requirements and played an integral part in the development of the country.
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George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution, and engineers have served in combat in all subsequent American wars. The Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch on March 16, 1802. Since then the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has responded to changing defense requirements and played an integral part in the development of the country.

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