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Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures to support recovery following Hurricane Ian
9/30/2022
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that it received authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting...
Memphis Power Team deploys to Alabama ahead of Hurricane Ian landfall
9/28/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District has deployed a 20-member Emergency Power Planning and Response Team to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hurricane Ian...
Corps suspends operations at navigation locks
9/27/2022
With Hurricane Ian set to make landfall in Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is suspending its operations at the five lock and dam structures on the Okeechobee Waterway...
Jacksonville District announces preparations for Hurricane Ian
9/26/2022
As Hurricane Ian makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico toward Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is preparing to respond as needed and providing information to...

Around USACE

A Soldier of the Golden Knights parachute unit lands on the X at Marine Air Station Miramar, Sept. 25, near San Diego, Calif. The Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District DTOS at the landing zone is in the background.

Hundreds visit Corps’ emergency command control ...

News
Oct. 03, 2022

During a recent air show at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, hundreds of visitors toured one of...
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Over $60 million will be provided to Puerto Rico...

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Oct. 03, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works announced additional...
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Dr. Jack Davis retired from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) on August 31, 2022, after 42 years of service.

Davis leaves mark on ERDC after 42 years

News
Oct. 03, 2022

Worker retention is a problem facing many enterprises across the country. In fact, a recent study released by...
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Col. Julie Balten, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, second from left, stands with a group of officials and partners for photos after the Sept. 8 Prado Dam mural groundbreaking ceremony in Corona, California. The event included officials from Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino counties, as well as other local city mayors and leaders. From left to right: San Bernardino County Fourth District Supervisor Curt Hagman; U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert (CA-42); Riverside County Second District Supervisor (and former mayor of Corona) Karen Spiegel; Terri Smith Ferguson, a member of the Corona High School Class of 1976 and the one who came up with the idea of painting a bicentennial theme on the Prado Dam spillway; Col. Julie Balten, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander; and Jason Uhley, Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District general manager and chief engineer.

Prado Dam bicentennial mural greenlit for restor...

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Sep. 30, 2022

It’s been a cultural landmark to residents, commuters and visitors in Corona for nearly 50 years, and now,...
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The dredging vessel Ranger dredges on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee River south of the Coffeeville Lock in Alabama, Sept. 23, 2022. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District is performing its annual dredging of the BWT and Alabama River to ensure safe navigation along both waterways.

Annual dredging of the BWT and Alabama River ens...

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Sep. 30, 2022

Each year the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District dredges the Black Warrior-Tombigbee River and the...
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District Commander Col. Rhett A. Blackmon (far left) awards the Matagorda Ship Channel Project Delivery Team with a group certificate of achievement during an award ceremony, September 29. (Starting second from left) Pictured are: Lisa Finn; Ashley Neil, Konstantinos Kostarelos; and Kari Gauntt. The team worked with the project's non-federal sponsor to design and provide oversight to improve navigation along the Matagorda Ship Channel.

SWG holds FY22 4th Qtr awards ceremony

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Sep. 29, 2022

District Commander Col. Rhett A. Blackmon and Deputy District Engineer Byron Williams recognized more than 100...
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District Commander Col. Rhett A. Blackmon brings employees up to speed on the events leading into the new fiscal year during a townhall meeting, September 29. Having officially taken command back in July, Blackmon shared his insights on learning about all the different projects, meeting with non-federal partners, and getting to know the District during his first two months at Galveston.

SWG holds 4th Qtr townhall

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Sep. 29, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District held a townhall meeting, September 29, to address...
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Dr. Norberto Nadal-Caraballo, Edith Martinez-Guerra and Evelyn Villanueva, researchers with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, strive to encourage interest and support younger Hispanic generations in their pursuit of STEM careers.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Fostering dive...

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Sep. 29, 2022

Each year, September 15 marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the...
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Every year, Savannah District foresters allows a select contractor access to gather the berries. Prior to each season, the Directorate of Public Works Forestry Department at Fort Stewart identifies areas to be harvested and seeks the required environmental approval. Savannah District real estate foresters then oversees the operation by selling the available berries to the highest bidder. In a typical year, the Corps earns anywhere between $50,000 to $80,000 but this year was an especially good crop and earned more than $105,000, sold at the rate of $1.20 per pound.

Palmetto berries provide Army Corps of Engineers...

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Sep. 29, 2022

Every year, Savannah District foresters allows a select contractor access to gather the berries. Prior to each...
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