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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers launches new water safety campaign -- “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns”

WASHINGTON — Every year thousands of people in the United States mourn the loss of loved ones who could have survived if they had been wearing a life jacket while spending time on or near our nation’s waters. To heighten awareness for the use of life jackets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently launched a new water safety campaign titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns.” USACE, in cooperation with the Corps of Engineers Natural Resources and Education Foundation, a non-profit foundation established to support USACE natural resources and recreation programs, developed the campaign that targets adult males. [Read More]
Published: Mar-04-16

Senior leaders meet, discuss VA hospital construction progress

A senior level progress review for the Replacement Medical Center for the Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System in Aurora, Colorado, was held February 11. The Senior Executive Review Group consists of senior leaders from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Kiewit-Turner joint venture, who meet regularly to collaboratively resolve overarching issues and maintain a focus on the project’s budget and schedule. [Read More]
Published: Feb-17-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Appropriations

Washington (February 9, 2016) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) work plan for the Army Civil Works program. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-16

President's Fiscal 2017 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works released

Washington (February 9, 2016) - The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017 (FY 2017) includes $4.620 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-16

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

Major flooding threatens Mississippi River Valley, Army Corps flood fighters fully engaged

VICKSBURG, Miss., December 29, 2015 – The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, fully activated its flood fighting emergency management operations for the Rock Island, St. Louis, Memphis, Vicksburg and New Orleans districts to manage rapidly rising water levels on the Mississippi River and several tributaries, with the highest Mississippi River levels since the Great Flood of 2011. [Read More]
Published: Dec-29-15

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

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin issuing America the Beautiful

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that beginning Jan. 1, 2016, approximately 240 of its recreation projects nationwide will begin issuing America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes. [Read More]
Published: Dec-03-15

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-15

USACE Opens Access to Water Resource Data - Corps Water Management System (CWMS) Database for Public Access Oct. 23

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today announced it will open the Access to Water Resource Data - CWMS Data Dissemination (CWMS) website for public access beginning 23 October at 1:00 p.m. EDT. [Read More]
Published: Oct-14-15
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