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Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 24. [Read More]
Published: Sep-20-16

Armed Forces Full Honors change of command and retirement ceremony will honor the 53rd Chief of Engineers

The 53rd Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, will retire from military service at an Armed Forces Full Honors Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony Thursday, May 19 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be held on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia. [Read More]
Published: May-12-16

Corps continues to fight Mississippi River flooding, crest moving south from Cairo

VICKSBURG, MISS., January 4, 2016 – Almost 300 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel from throughout the Mississippi Valley Division are continuing to combat flooding from high Mississippi River levels as the river crested January 3 at 56 feet on the Cairo gage. Public safety is the Corps number one priority, and as record-breaking river levels recede on the upper Mississippi and its tributaries, flood fighters remain vigilant around the clock to rapidly respond to trouble spots. [Read More]
Published: Jan-05-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces changes in recreation day use fees beginning Jan. 1, 2016

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the recreation day use fees charged for boat launches and swimming beaches managed by USACE will change to a simpler fee structure. The fee for a USACE annual pass to these facilities will also change. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-15

Enjoy America’s Waterways, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

WASHINGTON -- Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that they please wear them. [Read More]
Published: May-14-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces closure of all Regulatory Offices due to federal government shutdown

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today announced it will close its Regulatory offices due to the absence of available federal funding. During the closure, Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications for nationwide permit or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year funding is received and the offices reopen. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-13

Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-13

Communication, cooperation and coordination key to keeping Mississippi River open for commercial navigation

Working around the clock, five dredges directed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-12