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  • November

    Key USACE structure to get “facelift”

    An indispensable structure at Ensley Engineer Yard known as the stringout is getting a much needed “facelift” over the course of the next few years, and is slated for completion in the spring of 2022.
  • Norfolk District and young scientists intersect during geotagging event

    Students and teachers from Norfolk Christian Lower School geoprocessed data with employees from Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to recognize GIS Day.
  • Huntsville Center celebrates Native Americans at Redstone Arsenal

    As part of National American Indian Heritage Month, guests from Sacred Way Sanctuary and the Native American Women Warriors took front and center Nov. 13, 2019, at Redstone Arsenal’s Bob Jones Auditorium.
  • New laser at McNary Dam is the latest technology for deterring birds

    In an effort to discourage birds from snatching up juvenile salmon below McNary Dam, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Walla Walla District has bought a laser.
  • Bonneville Dam hosts BPA electricity exhibit and presentation

    Visit Bonneville Dam’s Washington Shore visitor center from now through Feb. 2020 to experience Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) High Voltage DC (HVDC) Test Center exhibit. Visit on Nov. 30 at 2:30 p.m. and hear from Libby Burke, Bonneville Power Administration’s library archivist.
  • Col. Crary receives Korean name at friendship ceremony

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea—The Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship Association presented a
  • USACE, Mobile District commanders visit Tampa VA Bed Tower project

    The Mobile District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Chief of Engineers celebrated a milestone of sorts when Lieutenant General Todd Semonite visited the James A. Haley V.A. Medical Center Bed Tower site in Tampa, Fla., on Nov. 8, 2019.
  • Hubbell named Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2019

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2019) – Matthew Hubbell, maintenance mechanic at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office, is the employee of the month for September 2019.
  • Army Corps dives into the past, for the future

    Here’s how the story goes … Decades ago, there was an active U.S. Army post on Governors Island, in the heart of the New York Harbor in New York City. Military families resided on the island and stories exist of children getting into mischief and rolling cannonballs down a hill. Some possibly making it all the way to the water’s edge and splashing into the harbor.
  • FED operations focuses on district readiness

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East District (FED)
  • Veterans working for the support of Veterans

    Maximizing the efforts and emphasizing the importance of a team's skillset across the Afghanistan theater, all in support of Veterans and their stability.
  • Virtual Assistant Technology Holds Promise for USACE

    ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA.   Devices such as Amazon’s Echo or Google Assistant are two of many types of
  • Work to resume on Virginia Beach oceanfront project

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and city of Virginia Beach officials said Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC, the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project’s contractor, intends to mobilize equipment at 68th Street and install submerged pipeline between 60th and 61st streets here this week.
  • "Taxpayer Advocate” Sean Dawson, 2019 Value Engineer of the Year

    For Sean Dawson, personal connections have been the driving force throughout his four years as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District’s Value Engineer. It’s the connections, problem-solving skills and dedication that made Dawson the recipient of the Army Corps’ 2019 Value Engineer Professional of the Year award.
  • Altendorf returns to Sacramento to receive legacy award

    Dr. Christine Altendorf was inducted into the Sacramento District Gallery of Distinguished Civilian
  • Swope Park Industrial Area flood-risk reduction groundbreaking

    KC Water hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in the Swope Park Industrial Area Friday, November 1, 2019. This summer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded an $18M contract for construction of levees, floodwalls, and interior drainage system to Medvolt Construction Services with the goal to complete the project by 2023.
  • October

    Huntsville Center’s new Position Hazard Analysis already revealing useful safety data

    As part of the Huntsville Center Safety and Occupational Health Office’s recently developed SharePoint collaborative site, the interactive Position Hazard Analysis system is already revealing valuable safety data.
  • Small Business Forum attracts hundreds for day of networking

    The 2019 Small Business Forum attracted hundreds of representatives from businesses small and large to the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to connect with professionals from the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Oct. 24.
  • Army Corps New York District Conducts Water Resources Outreach at Pratt Institute

    District staff participated in Water Expo on the campus of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, to collaborate about water-related challenges facing coastal areas of New York and New Jersey.
  • Corps hosts cleanup event at Santa Ana River Marsh for third consecutive year

    For the third consecutive year, more than 20 volunteers traveled to the Santa Ana River Marsh Sept. 21 to participate in California’s Coastal Cleanup Day. The 92-acre marsh lies at the outlet of the Santa Ana River to the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach and is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District.
  • Small business is big business for Norfolk District

    In the last two years, Cherie Kunze met with over 200 firms, conducted numerous outreach events and used each of her 30 years of contracting experience. In 2019, it paid off. The Norfolk District Office of Small Business Programs deputy took the commander’s program to record highs by far exceeding the district’s small business goals.
  • Sutton Lake Biological Surveys

    Huntington District's Water Quality Team, EC-GW-W cooperated with the WV DNR, WV DEP, and the USFWS downstream of Sutton Lake on the Elk River to maximize opportunities related to the shutdown of the outflow for the scheduled PI. Flow was shut down at the dam in order to allow inspections of the tunnels and outlet structure by USACE personnel. Staff from the separate state and federal resource agencies worked together to conduct both fish surveys and mussel assessments downstream of the dam. The combination of the shutdown and the surveys drew a crowd and allowed a great opportunity for outreach to our stakeholders.
  • Emergency response teams meet district’s newest flood fight tool

    There is a recurring theme often heard among experts who train others to respond during emergency
  • Researchers named senior scientific technical managers

    VICKSBURG, Miss. ⸺ Four U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center team members were recently named senior scientific technical managers Sept. 29, 2019.
  • Family Legacy of Service Stands the Test of Time

    More than 100 years after Paul Charles Boudousquié ended a 30-year career with USACE, his “magnum opus” compelled his great-grandson to learn more about his remarkable life and career as an Army Engineer. This legacy of service remains a profound inspiration for a Sacramento District employee.