Army News Service
WASHINGTON-- Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal visited the Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on February 4, 2014, to receive various updates from USACE leadership regarding current initiatives and the mission of the Transatlantic Division.
The Transatlantic Division is responsible for military construction supporting U.S. forces throughout the U.S. Central Command area of operations and for Corps of Engineers?' international and interagency engineering missions that support U.S. policy initiatives abroad.
Additionally, Westphal recognized the vital contributions of Soldiers assigned to the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) and their unique mission to provide commercial-level power to military units and federal relief organizations. The 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) is charged with the rapid provision of Army generators to support worldwide requirements.