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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

ERDC research aims to model, combat respiratory infections
3/4/2024
A cross-laboratory team of U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) researchers has launched a new project that seeks to revolutionize the way military bases prepare for and combat...
READY to go REMOTE?! Seeking Program Analyst for the Water Resources Center
3/1/2024
Are you ready to dive into a career that makes a splash? Join our dynamic team as a GS-9/11/12 REMOTE Program Analyst! We're seeking a proactive team player to join our ranks as a GS 9/11 (Target...
ERDC team helps preserve history for Colorado’s Burgess-Capps Cabin
3/1/2024
With the help of an interdisciplinary team at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), the U.S. Air Force Academy Cultural Resources Management Office has plans for future...
Former Allatoona Ranger wins USACE Water Safety Award
3/1/2024
According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 4,000 people drown to death each year in the United States...
Army engineers finish fourth Army family housing tower in Daegu, South Korea
2/29/2024
For service members looking for a home away from home, a new family housing tower on Camp Walker will provide just that in South Korea. Representatives from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command,...
Wallisville Lake Project staff clean up abandoned crab traps
2/29/2024 UPDATED
Each year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Division (TPWD) closes crab fishing with wire mesh crab traps for ten days to give volunteers the opportunity to round up lost and abandoned traps. The closure...
Louisville District engineer champions STEM education and diversity to inspire future generations
2/29/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District’s Army and Interagency and International Support (IIS) Section Chief, Stacey Purifoy-Jones, is passionate about inspiring future generations to...
Mobile District continues to preserve African American History
2/29/2024
During Black History Month, it's crucial to recognize efforts to preserve and honor the historical legacy of African Americans, especially those who endured the brutality of slavery...

News Releases

USACE Chicago District continues to monitor transplant of rare wetland ecosystem at Heidelberg Material Service in Romeoville, Ill.
3/4/2024 UPDATED
This month, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District, along with representatives from Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources (IDNR) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), observed the...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces remediation activities in Florissant subdivision
3/4/2024
ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Louis District, under its Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), has begun sampling activities in a subdivision located in...
Stockton Lake officials to temporarily limit access to Hawker Point campground and boat ramp
3/1/2024
Officials will be closing the boat ramp and encouraging the public to limit access at the Hawker Point campground from March 18 to March 29, 2024. The boat ramp will be closed while lake staff and the...
Mobile District launches fish tagging study in Lower Alabama River
3/1/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announces the commencement of a comprehensive fish tagging study in the lower Alabama River. This initiative aims to understand the movement patterns...
Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for scheduled maintenance
3/1/2024
CELINA, Tenn. (March 1, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Dale Hollow Dam Road is closing to all traffic across the dam 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 5 through Monday March...
Corps releases for review the Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Reach A, Morganza to the Gulf Project
3/1/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District released today theDraft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (DPEA #598) for the Reach A, Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Project,...
Litigation stay agreement increasing Columbia River spill, begins
3/1/2024
After an agreement to stay the Columbia River Basin litigation for up to 10 years, federal water managers will begin spilling more water over basin dams this spring than in past years. In the...
Army Corps Announces Temporary Tatman Run Recreation Area Closure
3/1/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in coordination with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), has closed Tatman Run Recreation Area to clear way for a stream bank...

USACE News from DVIDS

  1. Debbie Mullennex

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

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

    Meet Donna Mantione a Contracting Officer Representative with the Little Rock District and a Woman in Construction.
    3/5/2024
  4. 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
  5. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    Special Edition: FY23 R&D Annual Report
    2/23/2024
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Annual FUSRAP report available online

    Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Progam Update - Fiscal Year 2023
    2/7/2024
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Inside the Castle Spotlight on the Congressional Research Service

    Did you know Congress has a team of researchers for daily legislative support? In this episode, we are joined by Anna Normand and Nicole Carter who are Specialists in Natural Resources Policy at the Congressional Research Service. Tune in and learn the mission of the Congressional Research Service and how they serve Congress with the highest quality of research, analysis, and information. Whether you are a policy wonk, an infrastructure enthusiast, or simply curious about the inner workings of the U.S. government, this episode is for you!
    12/1/2023
  19. 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
  20. Inside the Castle Spotlight on Remote Lock Operations

    Join us as we take a closer look at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Remote Lock Operations. In this episode, we are joined by Tiffany Burroughs and Michael Tarpey from USACE Headquarters who will provide us with a deeper understanding of remote lock operations and its transformative role in the navigation industry. For more information about the Remote Lock Operations visit: https://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Navigation/Lock-Dam-Remote-Operation/
    11/21/2023
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Inside the Castle - A Day in the Life of a Local Government Liaison

    In this episode of Inside the Castle, we delve into a day in the life of a local government liaison. This vital aspect of disaster recovery operations often goes unnoticed; however, it is a critical link between local government, local citizens, and the federal recovery efforts. After a natural disaster or a significant event, local citizens find themselves facing a myriad of questions and uncertainties about the recovery process. They are often left wondering who to turn to for assistance and guidance. That is where the local governmental liaisons come into play. Join us for an enlightening conversation that highlights the unsung heroes who work diligently to ensure that local communities receive the support they need when it matters most.
    11/3/2023
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Philadelphia District Inspects High Span Bridge, Trains Others

    The Philadelphia District is a USACE Center of Expertise for Bridge Inspection and Evaluation. They recently completed an inspection of the District's Chesapeake City Bridge, where they also trained an engineer from the Los Angeles District on proper inspection techniques.
    8/21/2023
  32. 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
  33. Bridge Deck Replacement [Image 12 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. Investing in Our Planet: Earth Day 2023

    On April 22, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) joins our global community in the celebration of Earth Day. Protecting and preserving our environment is an enduring mission for USACE.
    4/21/2023
  41. U.S. climate risk tool gets French, Arabic translations

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 15, 2023) – The Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) methodology has been translated into French and Arabic, increasing global acceptance of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Institute for Water Resources climate change adaptation tool.
    3/15/2023
  42. IWR names top employees, teams and products

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 23, 2023) – The Institute for Water Resources (IWR) has named its best of the best during their annual awards ceremony. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ field operating activity held the recognition during a townhall honoring employees for their contributions and accomplishments across all IWR Centers.
    2/27/2023
  43. USACE’s Institute for Water Resources takes part in discussion on Africa’s water challenges

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Oct. 12, 2022) – The effects of climate change are intensifying across Africa, with prolonged drought, famine conditions, and severe weather events all on the rise. It’s an issue that country leaders and international partners have been seeking to address for decades, but without significant and consistent global intervention, the nation’s agriculture, economic development, and national security will remain at risk.
    11/1/2022
  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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