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Leading Change: A conversation with new Water Resources Center Director, Wen Chang on his journey from scholar to director and his vision for WRC
7/24/2024 UPDATED
A conversation with new Water Resources Center Director, Wen Chang on his journey from scholar to director and his vision for WRC...
USACE-Albuquerque District welcomes 39th commander
7/24/2024
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., -- Lt. Col. Matthew T. Miller assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Albuquerque District from Lt. Col. Jerre Hansbrough during a formal change of command ceremony at...
Pittsburgh District makes a splash with motorboat training
7/24/2024 UPDATED
Park rangers, lock operators and maintenance mechanics from across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District attended a multi-day motorboat operator training at Crooked Creek Lake in Ford...
Maintenance Dredging Underway at Honolulu Harbor
7/23/2024
Maintenance dredging is currently underway at the Honolulu Harbor, located on the southern coast of the island of O‘ahu, by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District. This is the third...
757th Airlift Squadron to conduct aerial moquito spray over Craney Island July 23
7/23/2024
The 757th Airlift Squadron assigned to Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, will conduct an aerial mosquito spray over Craney Island and the Churchland section of Portsmouth overnight Tuesday, 23...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Pacific Theater: Overcoming Unprecedented Challenges
7/23/2024
In the most primitive, undeveloped, and remote areas of the Pacific Ocean, China, and Southeast Asia, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers played a crucial role during World War II. These regions, often...
‘Someplace they can feel at home and happy’: Kansas City District completes design for new Fort Leavenworth child development center
7/23/2024
One of the biggest challenges our nation’s servicemembers and their families face is moving from installation to installation across the country, sometimes across the world, every couple of years. To...
Real property, real people: District real property accountability officer on making the most of her job
7/22/2024
April Coleman is no stranger to change. Growing up in a military family, Coleman was accustomed to changing environments. As a former Airman and military spouse, she’s continued to live a life full of...

News Releases

Fort Peck Dam resuming normal operations following flow test
7/24/2024
Test flows from Fort Peck Dam, will be ending earlier than expected. The 2024 flow test from Fort Peck Dam was the first in a series of test flows intended to comply with the 2018 Biological Opinion...
Jamestown and Pipestem dams increasing releases following a wet pattern
7/24/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will increase releases from Jamestown Dam and Pipestem Dam beginning July 25 in response to an active rainfall pattern over recent months...
Army Corps shares update on Francis E. Walter Dam water release schedule
7/24/2024
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District updated the 2024 Francis E. Walter Dam recreation plan.The Army Corps updated the plan, which states whitewater and fisheries releases will be...
Thurmond Lake 2024 primitive deer hunt dates set
7/24/2024 UPDATED
CLARKS HILL, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, J. Strom Thurmond Lake and Dam Project, Forest, Fish, and Wildlife section, will host primitive weapons deer hunts in Bussey Point Corps...
A/E/C Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Standard: Release 6.2
7/23/2024
Abstract: The A/E/C Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Standard has been developed by the CAD/Building Information Modeling (BIM) Technology Center for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment to...
Signal Power Distributions for Simulated Outdoor Sound Propagation in Varying Refractive Conditions
7/23/2024
Abstract: Probability distributions of acoustic signals propagating through the near-ground atmosphere are simulated by the parabolic equation method. The simulations involve propagation at four...
USACE and MDNR to meet with public to provide update on Holt/Doniphan County Flood Risk Management Study
7/23/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources are hosting a public meeting to update the citizens of Holt County, Missouri, and Doniphan County, Kansas, about...
USACE seeks public comment on BNSF Railway Bridge Removal Project
7/23/2024
A proposed removal of the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) Bridge 2001-518, located on the Big Sioux River within Sioux City, Iowa and North Sioux City, South Dakota, is currently available for public...

USACE News from DVIDS

  1. Leading Change: A conversation with new Water Resources Center Director, Wen Chang on his journey from scholar to director and his vision for WRC

    Dr. Wen-Huei (Wen) Chang is the new Director of the Institute for Water Resources Center (WRC) in Alexandria, VA, having taken on this role June 3, 2024. The following interview reflects a conversation with the new director on his journey from scholar to director and his vision for the WRC.
    7/24/2024
  2. Dr. Wen-Huei (Wen) Chang is the new Director of IWR’s Water Resources Center (WRC)

    Dr. Wen-Huei (Wen) Chang was announced as the new Director of the Institute for Water Resources Center (WRC) in Alexandria, VA, beginning his position on June 3, 2024. About WRC: The Water Resources Center is a 60-person organization that is a proven leader in forward thinking on water resources issues, economics analyses, social sciences, natural resource management, water supply, flood risk management, and policy research for 55-years.
    7/24/2024
  3. Inside the Castle - People First Series - E4-St Paul District Regulatory Division People First Committee

    Today’s episode is the fourth in our “People First” series with guest host Marie Kopka. During this series, Inside the Castle will be celebrating unity, empowerment and the Corps great asset, our people! In this episode, Inside the Castle learns about the People First Committee in the Regulatory Division of the St. Paul District with Meghan McKinney and Rachel Gralnek, the People First Committee leaders.
    7/17/2024
  4. How to register for a PROSPECT course

    Tanisha Watson, a training technician assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Learning Center Registrar Office, guides prospective students through the registration process for a PROSPECT Course at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama April 24, 2024. The ULC offers job-related training to approximately 15,000 USACE students annually, providing technical and professional courses through the PROSPECT Program, which currently features over 150 courses covering diverse topics that support the missions of the Army Corps of Engineers. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers video by Kevin Butler)
    7/16/2024
  5. Flow Test Demo

    Students attending PROSPECT Course #006, Fire Protection Engineering (Basic), conduct a precise fire hydrant flow test at Redstone Arsenal, AL, on December 1, 2023. This exercise replicates actual field operations for future Fire Protection Engineers, or FPEs, guided by Subject Matter Experts and fellow FPEs who assess and provide guidance on technique application. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers video by Kevin Butler)
    7/16/2024
  6. Inside the Castle - People First Series - Episode 3 - Exploring Hidden Histories with the AANHPI Employee Resource Group

    Today’s episode is the third in our “People First” series with guest host Marie Kopka. During this series, Inside the Castle will be celebrating unity, empowerment and the Corps great asset, our people! In this episode, Inside the Castle learns about the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month theme: “Hidden Histories” with Felix Yeung, the organizer and developer for the 2024 AANHPI Heritage Month program. Tune in to hear what YOU can do to help the Corps tell the people side of our organizational history. Resources mentioned in this podcast: https://usace.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16021coll4/id/323/rec/2
    7/11/2024
  7. 55th Chief of Engineers Briefs U.S. Senate [Image 4 of 5]

    Lt. Gen Scott Spellmon, the 55th Chief of Engineers briefs the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee about the Response to the Francis Scott Key Bridge.
    7/11/2024
  8. 55th Chief of Engineers Briefs U.S. Senate [Image 1 of 5]

    Lt. Gen Scott Spellmon, the 55th Chief of Engineers briefs the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee about the Response to the Francis Scott Key Bridge.
    7/11/2024
  9. USACE's Michael Bartles Honored with 2024 HH&C CoP Professional of the Year Award

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 8, 2024) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) proudly announces that Michael Bartles has been awarded the 2024 Hydrology, Hydraulics, and Coastal Community of Practice (HH&C CoP) Professional of the Year Award.
    7/8/2024
  10. USACE's Michael Bartles Honored with 2024 HH&C CoP Professional of the Year Award

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 8, 2024) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), a center under the Institute for Water Resources, proudly announces that Michael Bartles has been awarded the 2024 Hydrology, Hydraulics, and Coastal Community of Practice (HH&C CoP) Professional of the Year Award. Bartles, a senior hydraulic engineer at HEC, has significantly contributed to advancements in 2-dimensional hydrologic modeling and statistical modeling of mixed populations in flow frequency. His efforts have revolutionized the nation's technical analysis methods for flow frequency and flood risk. (Courtesy photo - Hydrologic Engineering Center)
    7/8/2024
  11. Inside the Castle - A Candid Conversation with the Chief of Engineers

    In this candid conversation, Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, the 55th Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, sits down with Inside the Castle to discuss the immense responsibility that comes with leading a world-class organization. Lieutenant General Spellmon offers a glimpse into this leadership philosophy, revealing how he stays motivated and resilient in the face of immense challenges – from natural disasters to the ever-present need to balance work and personal life. Reflecting on this time as the Chief of Engineers, he gives us an update on his key priorities and how the Corps has been working hard to safely deliver the mission on time and within budget. You will also hear about his most memorable day as Chief of Engineers, his plans after his tenure, and the invaluable advice he has for the Corps staff at all levels of the organization. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the inner workings of the Corps, leadership in challenging times, and leaving a lasting legacy.
    7/3/2024
  12. RIBITS team gathers at environmental markets conference in Pittsburgh

    From left to right, Michelle Thompson, who manages the Help Desk, Shannon Langford, the lead Developer, and Valerie Layne, who manages RIBITS operations, pose for a photo on June 14, 2024 at the Environmental Markets Conference in Pittsburgh in May. The RIBITS team is set to push changes to the website on the 19th, which will result in a slightly different appearance. (Photo by Michelle Mattson)
    6/27/2024
  13. Inside the Castle Spotlight on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

    In this episode we discuss the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) with Jerry Dorsey and Abigail Maher. FEVS is an annual government-wide survey that measures federal employees' perceptions of critical work-life areas that drive employee engagement, satisfaction, and retention across the workforce. Listen and learn why this survey is important and how it is helping the Corps improve the workplace now and into the future.
    6/24/2024
  14. 2024 Engineer Muster and Birthday Ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrated it's 249 year birthday by holding an Engineer Muster at its headquarters in Washington D.C. (Video by James Blackman)
    6/21/2024
  15. Inside the Castle - Business Line Managers

    Ever wonder who keeps the gears turning on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects? On this episode of Inside the Castle, we take a deep dive into the world of the Corps' Business Line Managers. Join us as we chat with a few of the business line managers and uncover the diverse roles they play, the challenges they tackle, and the decisions they make.
    6/18/2024
  16. 249th Engineer Battalion Soldiers wish USACE Happy Birthday

    Soldiers from all around the 249th Engineer Battalion wish the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a Happy 249th Birthday
    6/14/2024
  17. 249th Engineer Battalion Soldiers Wish USACE a Happy 249th Birthday

    Soldiers from the 249th Engineer Battalion wish the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a happy 249th birthday.
    6/11/2024
  18. 249th Engineer Battalion Wishes Army a Happy 249th Birthday

    Soldiers from the 249th Engineer Battalion wish the U.S. Army a happy 249th birthday!
    6/11/2024
  19. USACE hosts Vietnamese Delegation [Image 22 of 23]

    (WASHINGTON) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts delegates from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the World Bank as part of a study on nature-based solutions funded by the World Bank. During their eight-day visit with USACE, the delegation toured sites in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida with the visit culminating at USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C., which included a briefing on the Sustainable Rivers Program and a roundtable discussion of all the events. The multi-day exchange of best practices in nature-based solutions for large river systems will provide more economical, efficient, and environmentally-sound water resources management in the U.S. and Vietnam’s respective river basins. The engagement aligns with the U.S. Global Water Strategy and the Mekong-U.S. Partnership as well as reinforces the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, and environmental diplomacy. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bloodgood)
    6/11/2024
  20. USACE Report Offers New Approaches for Better Water Resource Planning

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 10, 2024) – The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has released a report through its Water Resources Center on improving the use of structured decision-making for water resource management. Titled "Analysis of Tradeoffs Approaches Applicable to USACE Civil Works Planning," the report outlines methods for comparing the benefits and effects of various planning alternatives to support selecting alternative plans in managing the nation’s water resources.
    6/10/2024
  21. Inside the Castle - Institute for Water Resources Diversity Equity Inclusion and Accessibility Council

    Today’s episode is the second in our “People First” series with guest host Marie Kopka. During this series, Inside the Castle will be celebrating unity, empowerment and the Corps great asset, our people! In this episode, Inside the Castle learns about the Institute for Water Resources Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Council with Dr. Richard Nugent III, the DEIA Council Leader. A couple of resources mentioned in this podcast: Iliff: https://www.iliff.edu/dei/ Project Implicit: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/aboutus.html
    6/10/2024
  22. USACE Construction Management Unveils Innovative Lab at Workshop

    More than 150 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers professionals experienced innovative technology as the Construction Management Community of Practice unveiled their new lab at a workshop, held at the Kansas City District in early April.
    5/28/2024
  23. Inside the Castle Talks Artificial Intelligence with Microsoft

    Step inside castle walls for a captivating discussion on the basics of artificial intelligence with Evan Smits, from Microsoft. In this episode, we delve into the basics of artificial intelligence, unraveling its mysteries and exploring its vast potential for assisting the Corps with accomplishing its mission more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Tune in to gain invaluable insight into the transformative power of artificial intelligence.
    5/22/2024
  24. U.S. Army’s premier engineer award presented posthumously to Medal of Honor recipient

    U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz was posthumously presented the Gold Order of the de Fleury Medal, the highest honor in the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, during a ceremony today in Savannah, Georgia. Celiz, a Medal of Honor recipient and native of Summerville, South Carolina, was selected for the Gold de Fleury in recognition of service and sacrifice as a U.S. Army combat engineer and noncommissioned officer.
    5/17/2024
  25. Publication - The Corps Environment

    The Spring 2024 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features environmental initiatives focused on protecting and preserving our environment.
    5/16/2024
  26. Inside the Castle-People First Series -E1-LGBTQ Community Group

    Today’s episode launches our “People First” series with guest host Marie Kopka. During this series, Inside the Castle will be celebrating unity, empowerment and the Corps great asset, our people! In this first episode of the series, Inside the Castle learns about the Corps’ LGBTQ Community Group with Lee Trueheart, one of the founding members of the group.
    5/10/2024
  27. Inside the Castle Talks Authorizations and Appropriations

    Ever wondered how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gets the go-ahead and green light to fund all those vital infrastructure projects across the nation? On this episode of Inside the Castle, we dive into the sometimes-murky world of authorizations and appropriations. We'll break down the key differences between the two terms and explain what it takes for a USACE project to go from the drawing board to reality. So, whether you are a civil engineer, an advocate for your local waterway, or simply curious about how it all works, tune in!
    5/3/2024
  28. Lea Adams Takes the Helm at Hydrologic Engineering Center

    Introducing Lea Adams, appointed Director of the Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) on April 1, 2024, whose career trajectory reflects a steadfast commitment to growth and leadership. As a senior hydraulic engineer at the Sacramento District, Ms. Adams recognized a need for new challenges and embraced opportunities in management. Transitioning into leadership roles, including Chief of the Water Resource Systems Division at HEC, she navigated the complexities of leading teams with diverse expertise. A noteworthy experience included spearheading the National Nonstructural Committee, where Lea honed her ability to influence and collaborate effectively. With a passion for continuous learning and a dedication to her craft, Ms. Adams embodies the values of integrity and excellence that define HEC's legacy. The following interview explores the journey and insights that have prepared her for this pivotal role at the forefront of hydrologic engineering and what she envisions for the future.
    5/2/2024
  29. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    USACE R&D Newsletter VOL. 3 NO. 2 In this Issue: • Vintage History, Cutting-Edge Future: Additive manufacturing can transform infrastructure rehabilitation • Innovation at Work • Predicting the Spread: IRAMI informs decision makers during infectious outbreak • RAPID Defense: Military base camp technology now being applied to shield facilities • Under Pressure: Levee Screening Tool aims to mitigate dangerous flood events • Team Effort: R&D teams join response to Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse • USACE R&D Strategy: Top 10 R&D Priorities
    4/30/2024
  30. From Analysis to Action: Enhancing Decision-Making with Risk-Informed Strategies

    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. This paper takes a closer look at how risk-informed decision-making can improve risk related policies. The white paper looks at communication, risk tolerance, understanding uncertainty, and integrating risk-informed decision-making throughout the entire life cycle of the project. The insights obtained will also enhance the recently launched e-Risk Register application. This white paper makes 5 recommendations to take Risk-Informed Decision-Making to the next level.
    4/18/2024
  31. 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
  32. USACE Planning and Policy Chief Receives Coastal Summit Award

    In a ceremony held at the Hart Senate Office Building, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Director of Planning and Policy, Eric Bush, was presented with the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) Corps of Engineers Coastal Summit Award.
    3/29/2024
  33. 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
  34. Publication - Power of R&D Newsletter

    Special Edition: FY23 R&D Annual Report
    2/23/2024
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. VidiU Streaming - CELRN Equipment Test

    VidiU Streaming - CELRN Equipment Test.
    11/7/2018
  43. 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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