New Flight Center Takes Off at New Jersey Joint Base

New York District is overseeing the construction of a new energy-efficient multi-purpose Flight Activity complex at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.
Published: 5/19/2015

VICKSBURG DISTRICT - The Corps Encourages Life Jacket Wear for Boaters and Swimmers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers always encourages safety for everyone and especially when engaged in water related activities. The Corps is stressing the Wear Your Life Jacket safety message for the Memorial Day weekend by encouraging that you wear life jackets when boating or swimming.
Published: 5/19/2015

Corps invites public to hike rediscovered segment of Trail of Tears

SMYRNA, Tenn. (May 13, 2015) – The forced removal of Cherokee Indians east of the Mississippi River in 1838 to Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma is described by the Cherokee Nation today as the “trail where they cried.” A rediscovered segment of the Trail of Tears near the East Fork Recreation Area is providing new insight into what they experienced during the journey across Tennessee.
Published: 5/14/2015

Unmanned survey boat helps engineers plan for bridge project

PITTSBURGH - Technology developed to help Marines plan for amphibious operations is now assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with collecting hydrographic survey data in areas not easily accessed by a manned vessel.
Published: 5/13/2015

“Worst flooding in years,” isn’t most destructive

Flooding, with record flood stages in the Salt Creek basin struck Lincoln, Nebraska on Thursday, May 7. Heavy, unpredicted rain fell overnight on May 6, with rainfall totals at nearly 7 inches in Lincoln and up to nearly 10.5 inches in Fairbury, Nebraska near the Little Blue River nearly 70 miles southwest of Lincoln. As the Salt Creek and nearby tributaries reached flood stage, the state of Nebraska and LPSNRD requested technical assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under Public Law 84-99, which authorizes USACE to provide assistance when waterways are in or forecast to be in or above flood stage.
Published: 5/12/2015