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Sacramento District team members aid in Maui wildfire recovery mission
4/19/2024 UPDATED
It has been several months since the devasting wildfire disaster swept through portions of Maui, including Kula and the historic town of Lahaina, the former capital of the Kingdom of Hawai'i. The...
USACE stands up first National Occupational Health Center in Mobile
4/19/2024
It is said that success breeds success. Whatever your business or endeavor, if you create something innovative and set yourself apart from others, the opportunities for further success usually come...
Media Advisory: Atlantic Ocean Channel Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District, Port of Virginia and the City of Virginia Beach will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the commencement of the Atlantic Ocean Channel Phase II on...
ERDC’s Ship/Tow Simulator used to assist the Francis Scott Key Bridge Response
4/18/2024
Francis Scott Key Bridge Response Unified Command is utilizing simulation resources from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) to test...
IWR Leads USACE Participation in United Nations’ Water and Disasters Panel
4/17/2024
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 17, 2024) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a participant in the United Nations' (UN) High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP). Established...
Incorporating environmental flows through the Sustainable Rivers Program to support lake sturgeon spawning continues to prove successful
4/17/2024
The lake sturgeon, an ancient whisker-snouted fish from the Cretaceous period, is tied to present-day conservation efforts on the Mississippi River at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam in West Alton,...
USACE seeks public comment on Pajaro River environmental document
4/17/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District (USACE) has achieved another key milestone in its efforts to advance construction on the Pajaro River Flood Risk Management Project. USACE...
Expertise at the Front: How USACE Experience Powers U.S. Army Success
4/17/2024
In the vast, dynamic landscape of the U.S. Central Command’s Area of Responsibility, the success of the U.S. Army's mission is intricately linked to the infrastructure that supports it. For more than...

News Releases

USACE Chief of Engineers signs Ponte Vedra Beach CSRM Chief’s Report
4/19/2024 UPDATED
Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report April 18, 2024, for the Ponte Vedra Beach Coastal Storm Risk...
USACE issues draft Environmental Assessment and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact for Additional Water Quality Improvement in Key Largo Florida
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District (USACE) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, is issuing this Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental...
Standardized NEON Organismal Data for Biodiversity Research
4/18/2024
Abstract: Understanding patterns and drivers of species distribution and abundance, and thus biodiversity, is a core goal of ecology. Despite advances in recent decades, research into these patterns...
Neural Ordinary Differential Equations for Rotorcraft Aerodynamics
4/18/2024
Abstract: High-fidelity computational simulations of aerodynamics and structural dynamics on rotorcraft are essential for helicopter design, testing, and evaluation. These simulations usually entail a...
Artificial Intelligence (AI)–Enabled Wargaming Agent Training
4/18/2024
Abstract: Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) work from the Engineer Research and Development Center Institute for Systems Engineering Research lever-aged deep reinforcement learning to develop intelligent...
Enabling Understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Agent Wargaming Decisions through Visualizations
4/17/2024
Abstract: The process to develop options for military planning course of action (COA) development and analysis relies on human subject matter expertise. Analyzing COAs requires examining several...
Temporary full road closure of Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam
4/17/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduling a full road closure for Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam from 6:30 a.m. April 23 until 5 p.m. April 25, 2024, to deploy and remove equipment used to...
Charlevoix channel dredging scheduled to conclude by May 15
4/17/2024 UPDATED
About 13,000 cubic yards of material is scheduled to be removed from the Charlevoix Harbor channel before May 15, as part of a maintenance dredging contract under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,...

USACE News from DVIDS

  1. Institute for Water Resource's E-Risk Register

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 18, 2024) - A white paper was released in February 2024 titled “Enhancing Risk-Informed Decision Making in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Policy Review and Recommendations, through the IWR’s Water Resources Center. The paper takes a closer look at how risk-informed decision-making can improve risk related policies. The images depict screen shots of of the resource in use.
    4/18/2024
  2. IWR Leads USACE Participation in United Nations’ Water and Disasters Panel

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 17, 2024) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a participant in the United Nations' (UN) High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP). Established in 2007 at the request of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB), HELP comprises 21 international organizations to address water disaster preparedness and response. The group collaborates closely with the UN Secretariat for the Office for Disaster Reduction (UNDRR). The USACE representative to HELP is the USACE chief of engineers, Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon.
    4/17/2024
  3. Coastal Award Presentation

    Dr. Nicole Elko, executive director of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) presents Eric Bush, director of planning and policy at Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) with the ASBPA's Corps of Engineers Coastal Summit Award. The Award recognizes a USACE employee who contributes to the efforts of beach management and preservation. (Courtesy photo by Amber Doskos)
    3/29/2024
  4. An IWR Women's History Month feature - Hamna Zaheer

    Institute for Water Resources Computer Scientist, Hamna Zaheer, shares her personal experience as a woman in STEM and what inspires her. (Courtesy photo: Hamna Zaheer)
    3/26/2024
  5. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 5 - Research and Development Construction Management

    In this episode, we are wrapping up our Construction Innovation Management series with Jason Gobin, Darrick Godfrey and Alexandra Henderson Connors. This final part of the series showcases the research and development aspects of Construction Management Innovation. Listen in as the Corps team talks about how they are using research and USACE lab resources to meet the everyday needs of the construction management workforce.
    3/21/2024
  6. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 4 - Construction Management Administration Application

    Listen in as Inside the Castle continues their 5-part series on Construction Management Innovation. In this episode, Inside the Castle hosts are joined by USACE Construction Managers Jacky Henderson, John Travis and Alexandra Henderson Connors to talk about the Construction Management Administration Application and how this new tool will help USACE construction personnel more efficiently manage policy, documentation, training, and share lessons learned across the enterprise.
    3/15/2024
  7. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 3 - The New Construction Management Platform

    In this episode, we are continuing our Construction Innovation Management series with Michael Krabacher, Darrick Godfrey, and Alexandra Henderson Connors. Part 3 of this 5 part series showcases the new Construction Management Platform (CMP). Listen in as the Corps team talks about why they are working to modernize the construction management tools and why it is critical to have a new construction management platform to help construction managers better manage their projects.
    3/8/2024
  8. Violet Albright

    Meet Violet Albright, the construction division chief for the Seattle District, and is a woman in construction.
    3/5/2024
  9. Debbie Mullennex

    Meet Debbie Mullennex. She is a project engineer with the Charleston District, and a women in construction.
    3/5/2024
  10. Helen Dougan

    Meet Helen Dougan a Project Engineer with the Charleston District and a woman in construction.
    3/5/2024
  11. Donna Mantione

    Meet Donna Mantione a Contracting Officer Representative with the Little Rock District and a Woman in Construction.
    3/5/2024
  12. Inside the Castle - Construction Management Innovation Part 2 - Resident Management System

    In this episode, we continue our series on Construction Management Innovation with Darrick Godfrey, Alexandra Henderson Connors, and Renee Mullinax. Listen in to learn more about the tools the Corps' Construction Managers currently use to track construction projects and what the Construction Management Innovation team is doing to improve the tools in the future.
    3/1/2024
  13. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    Special Edition: FY23 R&D Annual Report
    2/23/2024
  14. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The Winter 2024 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features environmental projects and programs that are focused on shaping a sustainable future for present and upcoming generations.
    2/16/2024
  15. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The Winter 2024 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features environmental projects and programs that are focused on shaping a sustainable future for present and upcoming generations.
    2/15/2024
  16. Winners of the 2023 IWR honorary awards

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- (Feb. 14, 2024) Pictured are recipients of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources 2023 honorary awards. The awardees were announced during a town hall Feb. 14, 2024, where managers provided details on the recognition. Not pictured are winners from the team of the year award.
    2/14/2024
  17. Inside the Castle - Spotlight on Construction Management Innovation Part 1 - Overview

    In this episode we sit down with Darrick Godfrey and Alexandra Henderson Connors to learn more about Construction Management Innovation and the four lines of efforts that will be discussed in more detail in future episodes. Listen in to hear the current state of Construction Management within the Corps and what Darrick, Alexandra and the rest of the Construction Management Innovation team is doing to improve the way we do business. Any questions about the Construction Management Innovation can be sent to the team at CM_TMO@usace.army.mil If you are a Corps staff member, you can learn more about Construction Management Innovation by visiting the Construction Management Team site at https://usace.dps.mil/sites/TDL-CECW-EC-TestTeam1/SitePages/CMP.aspx
    2/14/2024
  18. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The Winter 2024 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features environmental projects and programs that are focused on shaping a sustainable future for present and upcoming generations.
    2/13/2024
  19. Annual FUSRAP report available online

    Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Progam Update - Fiscal Year 2023
    2/7/2024
  20. Inside the Castle - Spotlight on Huntsville Engineering and Support Center and Welcome2lt digital in-processing tool

    In this episode, we showcase another 2022 USACE Innovation Award Winner! Listen to learn how the Huntsville Engineering and Support Center deployed the Welcome2lt digital in-processing tool and dashboard to reduce the time an employee spends on-boarding by more than 60%.
    2/2/2024
  21. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    USACE R&D Newsletter VOL. 3 NO. 1 In this Issue: • Frigid Expertise: USACE develops techniques for concrete construction in cold environments • Attacking Challenges at High Speed: Computing power gives researchers capability to quickly scale mountains of data • Peering Into the Future: Innovative tools help forecast risk of infrastructure failure • From the Ground Up: ERDC guides DOD advances in sustainable materials for military construction
    1/26/2024
  22. Inside the Castle - Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project Receives National Academy of Construction Award

    In this episode, we sit down with Terry Williams, the Program Manager for the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Program, and Kevin Denn, the project manager for the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Program, to talk about the National Academy of Construction recognition, what it took to receive this recognition and what is currently going on with the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Program.
    1/25/2024
  23. Inside the Castle - Highlights the award winning USACE Enterprise DPMAP Status Dashboard

    In this episode, we continue to highlight our Business Process Improvement Award winners with Ozzy Orwick, USACE Headquarters Human Resources Data Director. Mr. Orwick expanded on the success of the Mississippi Valley Division's improvements to the DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) dashboard. His efforts resulted in an enterprise-wide solution that is 100% automated and provides supervisors as well as senior leaders with a more expedited way to view status of required DPMAP tasks. Congratulations Ozzy! We appreciate your commitment to improving the way USACE does business!
    1/3/2024
  24. Inside Castle Celebrates the Process Improvement Excellence Award with Mississippi Valley Division

    In this episode, we continue our series showcasing our process improvement winners. Joining us is Andrew Huffman, the Quality Knowledge and Business Process Improvement Manager for the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Andrew shares with us how MVD is best in class with certified Lean Six Sigma Belts in all six of their districts. Additionally, the Division has nearly $2.5 million of estimated financial benefits from the process improvement activities that occurred in fiscal year 2021-2022. Listen in to learn more about the award and how MVD is improving the way they do business.
    12/15/2023
  25. Inside the Castle Highlights the 2020-2021 Process Improvement Team Excellence Award Winner - DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program

    In this episode, we celebrate the 2020-2021 Process Improvement Team Excellence Award Winner for their efforts to improve how the agency works through the DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program commonly known by DoD workforce as DPMAP. Sabine Faltenbacher, New Orleans District Quality Management Representative, joins us to talk about the innovative improvements the way the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers executes the DPMAP and the lessons they learned along the way.
    12/8/2023
  26. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    USACE R&D Newsletter VOL. 2 NO. 4 In this Issue: • Time & Space: Dwindling capacity at Tuttle Creek Reservoir calls for an urgent and innovative solution • Innovation at Work • Guiding Resilience: Playbook will expand NNBFs along Great Lakes • Understanding Global Hydrology: Global Hydro Intelligence analysis ensures secure water resources across the global environment • More the Merrier: Crowdsourcing bathymetry could provide near-time picture of nation’s inland waterways • Connect With: Dr. Zachary Tyler • USACE R&D Strategy: Top 10 R&D Priorities
    11/27/2023
  27. USACE Brings Back the Halfback Pass For Army Navy Game

    Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, USMA '86 and current commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, talks with Command Sergeant Major Douglas Galick, about bringing back a play he ran in the 1985 Peach Bowl for this year's Army Navy game, the Halfback Pass. Go Army Beat Navy! *Peach Bowl footage used with permission from Peach Bowl, Inc.
    11/6/2023
  28. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The November 2023 issue of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features initiatives from across the Army environmental community that are providing sustainable solutions that support our environment and the global communities we serve.
    11/6/2023
  29. Corps Connection Season 3 Episode 12 September 2023

    In this episode we tag along with engineers from the Philadelphia Los Angeles districts as they inspect a high-span bridge in Maryland. The Savannah District discovered some revolutionary war era artifacts in the Savannah River, they show us how they are preserving these relics. The Engineering Research and Development Center is working on simulation programs to assist our combat fighters in how they navigate for Amphibious landings, and the ERDC team is researching different materials and their strengths for applications in combat environments. We also give you a behind the scenes look at the USACE unmanned aerial systems program as we fly with the Sacramento District.
    9/11/2023
  30. Chesapeake City Bridge B-roll

    B-roll of engineers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District performing a bridge inspection on the Chesapeake City Bridge near Elkton Maryland. The routine inspection allows engineers to keep track on the health of the bridge and see if maintenance will need to be scheduled to keep the bridge operational and safe for the traveling public.
    9/1/2023
  31. Institute for Water Resources honors two alumni with highest recognition

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Sept. 1, 2023) The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Field Operating Activity, has bestowed its highest honor to two alumni by inducting them into the IWR Class of 2023 Distinguished Gallery of Employees.
    9/1/2023
  32. Gary Brunner inducted into IWR Distinguished Gallery of Employees [Image 2 of 2]

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Sept. 1, 2023) The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Field Operating Activity, inducted Gary Brunner, a former employee and alumni its highest honor by inducting him into the IWR Class of 2023 Distinguished Gallery of Employees.
    9/1/2023
  33. Lynn Martin inducted into IWR Distinguished Gallery of Employees [Image 1 of 2]

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Sept. 1, 2023) The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Field Operating Activity, inducted Lynn Martin, a former employee and alumni its highest honor by inducting her into the IWR Class of 2023 Distinguished Gallery of Employees.
    9/1/2023
  34. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The August 2023 of The Corps Environment issue now available. This edition highlights how collaboration and partnerships across the Army environmental community are shaping a sustainable future for current and future generations.
    8/29/2023
  35. St Georges Bridge Repair B-Roll

    B-Roll of Construction Crews work on repairing the St. Georges Bridge in St. Georges Delaware on Aug 8, 2023. Repairs include demolishing and replacing the bridge decking, median barrier, drainage features; replacing bridge approaches and roadways; and repairing other bridge structural features.
    8/23/2023
  36. Bridge Deck Replacement [Image 17 of 17]

    (St. Georges, Del.) Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District work on replacing the deck of the St. Georges Bridge in New Castle County, Delaware. The approximately 18-month project includes demolishing and replacing the bridge decking, median barrier, as well as replaces the bridge approaches and roadways. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bloodgood)
    8/14/2023
  37. Bridge Deck Replacement [Image 15 of 17]

    (St. Georges, Del.) Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District work on replacing the deck of the St. Georges Bridge in New Castle County, Delaware. The approximately 18-month project includes demolishing and replacing the bridge decking, median barrier, as well as replaces the bridge approaches and roadways. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bloodgood)
    8/14/2023
  38. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    USACE R&D Newsletter VOL. 2 NO. 3 In this Issue: • A Solution Grounded in Science: Minerals can help mitigate PFAS in groundwater • Innovation at Work • Building Naturally: Wrackcycling research can lead to more resilient dune systems and coastlines • Smarter & Safer: Innovative technology could expand inland navigation communications network • Enabling Resilient Designs: Toolkit allows planners to predict NNBF impacts • Connect With: Leigh Provost • USACE R&D Strategy: Top 10 R&D Priorities
    7/19/2023
  39. National dam safety practices reviewed in tri-agency report

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (June 7, 2023) The results of a yearlong study by an independent external peer review panel to assess the use of risk-informed dam safety practices is now available to the public. The verdict – the way the nation operates its dams across three federal agencies is appropriate and sound but can benefit from some areas of improvement.
    6/7/2023
  40. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The May 2023 issue of The Corps Environment is now available. This edition features initiatives from across the Army environmental community that are protecting and preserving our environment.
    5/25/2023
  41. Software wins innovation award for predictive flooding capabilities following fires

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 18, 2023) –The Institute for Water Resources’(IWR) Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), located in Davis, CA, takes home the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Innovation of the Year Award for adding Post-Wildfire Modeling capabilities to its software. These software capabilities provide prediction tools that engineers can use to anticipate a unique type of flooding that can follow a combination of fire and floods.
    5/18/2023
  42. Engineering in the cloud

    Hilo, HI (May 3, 2023) - In the past, when someone at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) mentioned clouds, they most often were referring to the weather. However, in today’s modern context, “the cloud” can mean many things. At USACE’s Institute for Water Resources (IWR), it most often describes the Civil Works Business Intelligence (CWBI) program. CWBI has been a USACE leader in cloud implementation over the past 10 years and continues to refactor Civil Works data and system assets to gain efficiencies, integrate resources, and reduce Information Technology (IT) maintenance and cost.
    5/15/2023
  43. IWR joins international conversation alongside six European nations on mainstreaming nature-based solutions

    Alexandria, VA (May 10, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Institute for Water Resources (IWR) participated in the kick-off of the project MANABAS COAST (MAinstreaming NAture BAsed Solutions through COASTal systems). The meeting took place March 11-17 in Hague, Netherlands. USACE is an official observer of MANABAS, which is a European Union project aimed at mainstreaming nature-based engineering solutions in the North Sea Region.
    5/10/2023
  44. VidiU Streaming - CELRN Equipment Test

    VidiU Streaming - CELRN Equipment Test.
    11/7/2018
  45. SAJ End of Fiscal Year 18 Celebration and Feasibility and Cost Sharing Agreement

    Starting at 1200EST on 09 Oct 2018 the Jacksonville District - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting an End of Fiscal Year 18 Celebration and Feasibility and Cost Sharing Agreement.
    10/9/2018
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