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This information dashboard is designed as one-stop shopping for reporters, bloggers or others who need a birds-eye view of all that's going on in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

News Releases

  1. Mississippi lakes to host annual Fish Habitat Day events

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District’s north Mississippi lakes – Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid and Grenada lakes – will each host Fish Habitat Day events in February that will provide volunteers an opportunity to participate in the restoration of fishing habitats. VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District’s north Mississippi lakes – Arkabutla, Sardis, Enid and Grenada lakes – will each host Fish Habitat Day events in February that will provide volunteers an opportunity to participate in the restoration of fishing habitats.
    1/27/2020
  2. Summer Hire positions available

    The Middle East District is hiring students interested in electrical, communications and structural engineering and architecture.
    1/27/2020
  3. Corps closes two more breaches on Missouri River Levee System L-594

    Two outlet breaches on the Missouri River Levee System L-594 were closed on Saturday. These are the third and fourth breaches to be closed on the L-594 system, providing an initial level of flood risk management to the area behind this downstream portion of the levee, located west of Thurman, Iowa. The USACE team and Contractor will continue finalizing repairs at these breach locations while also focusing on the one remaining outlet breach. Work on the E Breach of L-594 was completed over the weekend.
    1/27/2020
  4. Corps of Engineers monitors high water on Upper Mississippi River

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is monitoring high water conditions affecting parts of the Upper Mississippi River in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa as a result of historic flows this winter. Ice dams form on the Upper Mississippi River near Lock and Dam 6, near Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
    1/27/2020
  5. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Evaluation of Iron Sulfide Soil Formation Following Coastal Marsh Restoration – Observations from Three Case Studies

    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.21079/11681/35275 Report Number: ERDC/EL TR-20-1Title: Evaluation of
    1/27/2020
  6. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Fate and Effects of Microcystin in Nearshore and Upland Environments: A Literature Review

    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.21079/11681/35274 Report Number: ERDC/TN DOTS-20-1Title: Fate and
    1/27/2020
  7. TAM Awards contract for design of Royal Bahrain Air Force F-16 facilities

    The Middle East District awarded a contract Jan. 23 for Initial Operating Conditions Design at Isa Air Base, in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
    1/24/2020
  8. 20-002 Carbon free hydropower turbines surpasses power expectations and biological tests show improved fish passage

    BURBANK, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District’s (Corps) new fixed blade hydroelectric turbine increases energy efficiency and recently concluded fish survival testing shows improved fish passage survival. turbine
    1/24/2020

Baltimore DVIDS

  1. Sarah Lazo Portrait

    Sarah Lazo 2019 Portrait, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District
    1/15/2020
  2. Army Corps Ocean City Inlet Projects Infographic

    Army Corps Ocean City Inlet Projects (Infographic by Sarah Lazo)
    12/31/2019
  3. Army Corps helps Joint Base Andrews increase security, reduce pollution

    When considering security concerns on a military installation, one might think of phishing scams or access control vulnerabilities; however, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is battling a different kind of breach — logs and pollution.
    12/31/2019
  4. Army Corps helps Joint Base Andrews increase security, reduce pollution [Image 3 of 3]

    Vaso Karanikolis, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, program manager, at right, attends a site visit with representatives from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland Department of the Environment and contractor AECOM on JBA in Prince George's County, Maryland, Feb. 19. 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sarah Lazo)
    12/31/2019
  5. Army Corps helps Joint Base Andrews increase security, reduce pollution [Image 2 of 3]

    Project plans are reviewed during an interagency site visit to discuss a stormwater management project on Joint Base Andrews in Prince George's County, Maryland, Feb. 19, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sarah Lazo)
    12/31/2019

News

  1. ERC, Mobile District RSM Begin Sediment Study

    The Mobile District Regional Sediment Management Team and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) from Vicksburg, Mississippi kicked off a study on January 13, 2019 at North Blakeley Island in Mobile, Ala. The purpose of the study is to see if sediment currently stored on North Blakeley Island could be used to strengthen the marshes around Blakeley Island
    1/27/2020
  2. Using science to stay ahead of the weather

    Weather-flight Airmen assigned to the 9th Operational Support Squadron propel the 9th Reconnaissance Wing’s operations through discipline and attention to detail of the skies. Senior Airman Andrew Goudge, 9th Operational Support Squadron weather forecaster, looks at meteorological data at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020. Weather-flight Airmen boost the 9th Reconnaissance Wing’s mission through detecting, recording and transmitting space environmental observations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Valentina Viglianco)
    1/26/2020
  3. Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works visits USACE’s Albuquerque District

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Hon. R.D. James visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Albuquerque District headquarters and multiple civil works project sites, Jan. 22, 2020. Albuquerque, N.M. -- Ryan Gronewold, planning branch chief, USACE-Albuquerque District, briefs a civil works levee project to R.D. James, assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, during his visit, Jan. 22. James met with project sponsors and key stakeholders to discuss civil works projects in the Middle Rio Grande region including the Bernalillo to Belen Flood Protection and Sandia to Isleta Ecosystem Restoration.
    1/25/2020
  4. Puerto Rico Airmen process relief support from Ohio, New Mexico ANG

    Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 156th Mission Support Group Airmen are providing the gateway to support efforts for units that traveled to Puerto Rico after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake caused damage in five southwest municipalities on the island. Puerto Rico Airmen process relief support from Ohio, New Mexico ANG
    1/25/2020
  5. USACE Regulatory Branch assists in recovery of World War II Navy aircraft

    From boat slips to seawalls to bridge maintenance, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District’s Regulatory Branch has been issuing permits for years. But back in 2011 there was one permit application that took the district back – way back to World War II. Recovery of Vought F4U-1 “Birdcage” Corsair Fighter, Nov. 8, 2010. (Photo courtesy of A and T Recovery).
    1/24/2020
  6. District employees honor King legacy with day of service

    Fourteen Memphis District employees and family members participated in the annual King Day event at the National Civil Rights Museum on Jan. 20. The museum is located at the historic Lorraine Motel on Mulberry Street, south of downtown Memphis. .
    1/24/2020
  7. DeSoto Co., USACE: Partners in flood risk management

    Desoto County is the fastest growing county in Mississippi. With a population of over 175,000 residents, it is also the third most populated county in Mississippi. Unfortunately, it experiences frequent floods that cause economic losses and threaten lives. Congress authorized a study in DeSoto County to determine the feasibility of providing flood risk management solutions to the area. The Project Delivery Team (PDT) responsible for conducting the feasibility study has been working for over a year now, with their most recent meeting taking place earlier this month. .
    1/24/2020
  8. Bioenvironmental Engineering Airmen are ‘jack of all trades’

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Bioenvironmental Engineering Airmen help the wing’s mission by inspecting occupational and environmental conditions to ensure Airmen have a safe working environment. Bioenvironmental Engineering Airmen are ‘jack of all trades’
    1/23/2020

USACE News from DVIDS

  1. Hugo's Mark [Image 6 of 6]

    The local Charleston paper on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo.
    12/31/2019
  2. Mark Nelson, project engineer [Image 5 of 6]

    Nelson, project engineer for the Ben Sawyer Bridge after Hurricane Hugo's devastation.
    12/31/2019
  3. The Ben Sawyer Bridge after Hurricane Hugo [Image 4 of 6]

    The challenge for the Charleston District Corps of Engineers after Hurricane Hugo made landfall.
    12/31/2019
  4. Repairing the Ben Sawyer Bridge [Image 3 of 6]

    Repairing the Ben Sawyer Bridge at nightfall.
    12/31/2019
  5. Repairing the Ben Sawyer Bridge [Image 2 of 6]

    Creatively lifting the Ben Sawyer Bridge back into place.
    12/31/2019
  6. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The November 2019 edition of The Corps Environment highlights Environmental Operating Principle #1, Foster sustainability as a way of life throughout the organization. It features an EnviroPoint commentary from Col. Isaac Manigault, commander, U.S. Army Environmental Command, titled Setting conditions for Army readiness; and includes articles: Building Strong! Corps of Engineers constructs state-of-the-art school for 21st century education; Environmental programs grows future sustainability leaders; Defense center announces technology project winners; Making each acre count! Guard balances natural resources, culture to ensure mission readiness; Rebuilt terminal showcases Army's commitment to renewable energy; Corps sustainability projects recognized for contributions to environment, nation; Sediment as currency, Corps' dredging methods protect infrastructure, economic value; and more…
    10/30/2019
  7. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The November 2019 edition of The Corps Environment highlights Environmental Operating Principle #1, Foster sustainability as a way of life throughout the organization. It features an EnviroPoint commentary from Col. Isaac Manigault, commander, U.S. Army Environmental Command, titled Setting conditions for Army readiness; and includes articles: Building Strong! Corps of Engineers constructs state-of-the-art school for 21st century education; Environmental programs grows future sustainability leaders; Defense center announces technology project winners; Making each acre count! Guard balances natural resources, culture to ensure mission readiness; Rebuilt terminal showcases Army's commitment to renewable energy; Corps sustainability projects recognized for contributions to environment, nation; Sediment as currency, Corps' dredging methods protect infrastructure, economic value; and more…
    10/30/2019
  8. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The November 2019 edition of The Corps Environment highlights Environmental Operating Principle #1, Foster sustainability as a way of life throughout the organization. It features an EnviroPoint commentary from Col. Isaac Manigault, commander, U.S. Army Environmental Command, titled Setting conditions for Army readiness; and includes articles: Building Strong! Corps of Engineers constructs state-of-the-art school for 21st century education; Environmental programs grows future sustainability leaders; Defense center announces technology project winners; Making each acre count! Guard balances natural resources, culture to ensure mission readiness; Rebuilt terminal showcases Army's commitment to renewable energy; Corps sustainability projects recognized for contributions to environment, nation; Sediment as currency, Corps' dredging methods protect infrastructure, economic value; and more…
    10/30/2019

Missouri River Basin Podcast

  1. Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 01/07/2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues preparing the Missouri River Mainstem System for the 2020 runoff. Gavins Point releases will be increased from 27,000 cubic feet per second to 30,000 cfs this week. Climate and weather outlooks from the National Weather Service discuss temperatures, chances for precipitation flooding risks over the next 90 days. Kansas City and Omaha District staff provide an update on system levee repairs
    1/8/2020
  2. Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 12/05

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.
    12/6/2019

Corps talk podcast

  1. Corps Talk: The District Debut (S1E1)

    In the premier episode, we meet our hosts and the Norfolk District, U.S. Army of Engineers Commander Col. Patrick Kinsman. The commander and hosts talk about the purpose of both the podcast, as well as the missions of the Norfolk District. A district news segment follows a career segment titled, "Great Paces to Work." The episode ends with the hosts urging listeners for feedback for future shows. Contact Info: CorpsTalk@usace.army.mil DLL-CENAO-PA@usace.army.mil 757-201-7606 https://www.nao.usace.army.mil/ https://www.nao.usace.army.mil/Careers/ https://www.facebook.com/NAOonFB/ https://twitter.com/norfolkdistrict https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CaHIglvcXQ
    1/10/2020