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  • January

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ohio Airmen proud to support Puerto Rico earthquake relief

    MANSFIELD, Ohio – About 25 Airmen of the Ohio Air National Guard, 200th RED HORSE Squadron, departed
  • VIP hangar project completed at Osan Air Base

    Engineers at the Far East District central resident office completed construction surveillance on
  • Ready for the “Big One”? The Corps studies and prepares for the worst case

    Scientists tell us the Pacific Northwest is due for a very large earthquake—possibly as large as magnitude 9.2—from the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) off the Pacific coast, stretching from northern California to southern British Columbia. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District has been evaluating potential impacts to its dams in the Willamette, Rogue and Columbia River regions to prepare for such an event.
  • Corps updates progress on Lollie Levee

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil engineers Elmo Webb and Jonathan Palmer spoke to a Local Emergency Planning Committee in Conway Arkansas, recently about what caused the near breach of the Faulkner County Levee, known locally as the Lollie Levee.
  • Corps lakes offer Christmas trees a second chance

    Evergreen trees aren’t typically considered aquatic vegetation, but if they’re used as Christmas trees in the Savannah River Basin, chances are they’ll continue “bearing fruit” under water. Rather than have old Christmas trees go to the landfill, rangers with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs at Hartwell and J. Strom Thurmond lakes collect the trees in December and January each year to make fish habitats in the reservoirs.
  • Commentary: 'The Dream,' still inspiring

    “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed; We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”
  • Vectrus repairs water treatment plant after flood

    Vectrus contractors worked to combat the impact of floods that occurred at Incirlik Air Base,
  • Maryland National Guard helps assess Puerto Rico quake damage

    REISTERSTOWN, Md. – From more than 1,500 miles away, about 10 Maryland National Guard and Defense
  • Middle East District Commander motivates young students through STEM

    Middle East District Commander Col. Philip Secrist facilitated STEM-generated smiles, grins and gasps of excitement during his visit to STARBASE Academy in Winchester, Va., on 10 JAN.
  • TAD commander issues MLK Day message

    Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” Each year in January Americans answer his question by coming together on Dr. King’s birthday to serve their neighbors and communities. We celebrate the life of Dr. King and acknowledge his achievements as a citizen, a civil rights leader, and a tireless advocate of the American ideals of liberty, equality, and justice for all. But this commemoration is not just about remembering a man who had a great impact on our nation. It is a day to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy by engaging in community service.
  • Park Rangers promote water safety at Nashville Boat Show

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2020) – Avid boaters and outdoors enthusiasts stopped in at the Nashville Boat Show at the Music City Center in hopes of checking off their list of preseason to-dos, and preparing for the start of the fishing season with a little help from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park rangers.
  • Corps researchers win Department of Defense award for environmental restoration

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Dr. Kathryn Guy and Dr. Martin Page, both materials engineers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, were part of a team of researchers who recently received the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program Project of the Year award in Environmental Restoration.
  • DIA Director Talks Mission, National Security on Intelligence Matters Podcast

    Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Jr. discussed DIA’s mission and national security concerns on the Intelligence Matters podcast with host and former acting director of CIA, Michael Morell, Jan. 8.
  • Breaking bridges, building a future

    “When it comes to building strong and innovative solutions, long-term and thorough preparation is always key, and that includes us investing in our young people,” Hamilton added. “The STEM program is just one example of how we, at the Corps, do that.”
  • National Stalking Awareness Month draws attention to unique crime

    January 2020 marks the 16th Annual Stalking Awareness Month, and the Violence Prevention Integrators are encouraging all members of our community to heighten our awareness of this negative, and potentially dangerous, aspect of interpersonal violence.
  • Far East District continues to develop leaders; announces new ULDP Level II class

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea—Col. Christopher Crary, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East
  • Three eagles counted during annual eagle watch at Abiquiu Lake

    The annual Abiquiu Lake Eagle Watch, Jan. 4, 2020, was considered by rangers to be a successful event, with 66 volunteers assisting from three stationary positions on shore and two boats on the lake.
  • Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway route closed for gate restoration

    SOUTH MILLS, N.C. – Due to required maintenance, the Dismal Swamp Canal on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway between North Carolina and Virginia has been temporarily shut off to vessel traffic.
  • Far East District headquarters welcomes Jenny’s Coffee Shop

    There’s a new place to get your morning cup of joe as the Far East District officially welcomed
  • Semonite ‘coins’ TAD logistics specialist during visit

    WINCHESTER, Va. — Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, “coined” TAD Logistics Specialist Tim O'Dell for his outstanding support to the Division members here at the headquarters and at deployed locations across the Middle East and Central Asia.