VICKSBURG, Miss. - Cleanup efforts on the former motor pool site at the U.S. Army Engineer Research
Biomass companies interested in competing for a renewable combined heat and power project on Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, met Nov. 13 to learn more about the opportunity and the acquisition process.
A new senior noncommissioned officer dormitory opened on Osan Air Base, in the Republic of Korea (ROK), Nov. 5. The project was funded by the ROK government as part of a ROK funded construction in-kind project. The Ministry of National Defense - Defense Installations Agency (MND-DIA) was responsible for executing and managing the construction contract. The US Army Corps of Engineers Far East District worked with MND-DIA to provide construction quality assurance.
Seoul American High School senior Warren Nieto visited the Far East District compound Nov. 5 to experience what life as an engineer is really like. “It’s great to get out of the classroom and have this hands-on experience,” said Nieto. “Watching what people do on a daily basis and trying it out for yourself is much better than reading about it in a textbook where you don’t get a full picture about how it’s really done.”
Take 35 enthusiastic middle school students, mix in a natural resource specialist, a biologist, an engineer and the backdrop of the Missouri River, with a barge and a dredger, and you get an education for our students, one STEM at a time.