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Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th Chief of Engineers, speaks with New York District commander Col. Thomas Asbery on March 27, 2020, about Coronavirus response efforts at New York's Javits Convention Center in coordination with federal, state and local partners.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces it has received a verbal mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to construct a large alternate care facility in downtown Detroit. USACE continues to make significant progress across the nation in its efforts to support the FEMA-led response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.
The USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrives in New York City in support of the COVID-19 response efforts. USACE Huntsville center supported contracts to supply the Navy ships in support of COVID-19 response.
Baltimore District Alternate Care Site Task Force Members perform a site inspection at the Brockbridge Correctional Facility in Jessup, Maryland, March 24, 2020. This is part of a larger FEMA mission assignment to convert large spaces to serve as alternate care sites in response to COVID-19.
Hear remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, specific to support by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the national Coronavirus response. These clips are excerpts from today's press conference in the Pentagon. The full event, including remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville; Army Corps of Engineers Commander Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite; and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Scott Dingle can also be viewed here: https://facebook.com/DeptofDefense/videos/2643688735757461/
Pallets of supplies await to be craned aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) at Naval Base San Diego, March 21. Huntsville Center is providing an $187,000 information technology software acquisition for the Mercy as the ship serves as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals.
New York District Team members work diligently in support of efforts to turn Jacob Javtis Convention Center into a Federal Alternate Care Facility to support Non-COVID19 patients in order to ease the burden on the New York Hospital System.
This edition highlights partnership and collaboration, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #6. Content includes commentary from Ms. Stacey Brown, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning and Policy Division Chief, and highlights a variety of projects and initiatives across the enterprise.
“The National Levee Database is a public view into the information that builds understanding of the benefits and potential risks levees pose for the communities in which they exist,” said Eric C. Halpin, P.E., USACE deputy dam and levee safety officer.

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Work Continues on Alternate Care Sites in 8 Locations
4/3/2020
April 3, 2020 update regarding USACE contracts for alternate care sites selected by State governments. This listing of USACE contracts awarded to support Alternate Care Sites will be updated daily. An...
Continuing Authorities Program 14: Sheldon Road Bridge
4/3/2020 UPDATED
This project formulates a plan to stabilize the river bank adjacent to Sheldon Road in order to protect the bridge from eroding into the Sheyenne River. This project is located where Sheldon Road...
Deceptively Quiet – Huntsville Center’s army of unseen professionals
4/2/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville stands deceptively quiet. The hallways, workspaces and meeting rooms are empty. What you can’t see is the army of...
Listing of USACE Contracts Awarded for Alternate Care Sites
4/1/2020
This listing of USACE contracts awarded to support Alternate Care Facilities will be updated daily. This report is valid as of April 1, 2020. An Alternate Care Site (ACS) is a facility that’s...
Army Corps, Partners Establish Alternate Care Facility at Javits Center; First Patients Arrive
4/1/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mission assignment in conjunction with many state, federal and local partners, has made significant...
Corps inspects facilities across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota for potential community alternate care sites
4/1/2020
ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is performing site inspections across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota to support a nationwide FEMA mission assignment to...

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