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  • August

    GSL researcher wins 2016 Women of Color Technology All-Star Award

    Dr. Ghada S. Ellithy, a senior research civil engineer in the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory of the U.S. Engineer and Research Development Center has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Women of Color Magazine Technology All-Star Award. The award recognizes accomplished women of color with mid-level to advanced-level careers in the workforce. Award winners have demonstrated excellence in the workplace and in their communities.
  • ERDC demonstrates new equipment, approach

    Developing efficient and effective protection systems for the seven species of sea turtles, which have existed since the time of the dinosaurs, continues as an ERDC research priority. With a streamlined shell design for swimming, these turtles differ from their land cousins, having no ability to retract heads and legs into their shells.
  • Saving a history of innovation and ingenuity

    Hands-on historian works to share the story of Army Engineer R&D Standing in white coveralls, power
  • West Virginia boy gets Space Camp opportunity

    When retired Lt. Col. Russ Dunford’s family asked him what he hoped to find under the Christmas tree last year, Dunford knew that his grandmother’s old adage had finally come true – “At some point in your life you make the mental transition that it’s better to give than receive.” Dunford wanted to give the gift of opportunity to a young man or woman growing up in southern West Virginia, where Dunford was born and raised. He wanted to send them to Space Camp.
  • Raystown Lake engages visitors with artwork, neon lights to promote water safety and environmental stewardship

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake hosted the 5th annual
  • Temporary emergency power team readies for hurricane season

    ATLANTA, Ga. – With fair skies all over the Southeast, inside an emergency operations center (EOC) Hurricane “Noree” pummels coastal and inland Georgia. She displaces more than 30,000 individuals and leaves the state’s most-populated, economic hub crippled in the dark.
  • Ship Simulation Completed for Post 45 Project

    Approximately 730 miles away from Charleston Harbor is another Charleston Harbor. Well, it’s a replica, but an exact replica, complete with Fort Sumter, Arthur Ravenel Bridge, container ships and harbor pilots. So what is a replica of Charleston Harbor doing in Vicksburg, MS?
  • Corps to launch new resource for dredging community

    Website on thin-layer placement to debut in Aug. 31 webinar The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s
  • Army Corps survey vessel crew assists with rescue in Chesapeake Bay

    Crew of Baltimore District's Survey Vessel LINTHICUM assists U.S. Coast Guard with rescue of disabled small boat in Chesapeake Bay near Virginia Beach
  • Congressman gets close look at dewatered Chickamauga Lock

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2016) – The congressman serving Tennessee District 3 who serves on the House Committee on Appropriations and the Energy and Water Subcommittee donned a pair of rubber boots Aug. 3 to get a close look at the dewatered Chickamauga Lock on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • July

    Air Force turns to Huntsville Center for access control point support

    The Air Force is taking advantage of 15 years of experience by using a Huntsville Center contracting vehicle to ensure sustained security at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Air Force turns to Huntsville Center for access control point support

    The Air Force is taking advantage of 15 years of experience by using a Huntsville Center contracting vehicle to ensure sustained security at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • New construction specifications created for Electronic Security Systems

    These guide specifications, pertain to Electronic Security Systems and Electronic Security System Acceptance Testing. The guidance includes the requirements security systems must meet and procedures on testing the systems once those requirements are met.
  • BASEOPS contract supports Fort Wainwright garrison, covers Alaska training ranges

    A $9.5 million U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Base Operations Program (BASEOPS) maintenance and operational services contract calls for maintenance and operational services for all facilities and subsequent facility systems, components and equipment on Fort Wainwright, Alaska, as well as the 670,000 acre Donnelly and 260,000 acre Yukon Training Areas that are part of the 67, 000 square mile Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC) .
  • USACE video highlights "Contingency Base Site Identification for the Tactical Environment" software

    As a stand-alone software application, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center's "Contingency Base Site Identification for the Tactical Environment" provides military planners with the ability to remotely sense potential CB site locations through weighted algorithms based upon military planning factors.
  • June

    USACE scientist edits 'Elements' magazine

    Susan Taylor, Ph.D., research scientist at the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering
  • Energy team earns 2016 USACE sustainability award

    Huntsville Center’s Energy Division has earned the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2016 Good Neighbor Award for its collaboration and partnership with Energy Huntsville, a non-profit dedicated to growing the region’s economy in the energy sector and establishing the city as the “go-to technology center for solutions to energy programs and projects.”
  • Educators turn lessons learned into lesson plans

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The school year continued for 15 educators who returned to the classroom to unearth ways to bring curriculum to life during the CSS Georgia Teacher’s Institute held May 31 – June 3 at Georgia Tech Savannah.
  • Corps participates in President Obama’s Every Kid in a Park initiative that connects fourth graders with nature

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, welcomed fourth-grade students to several of
  • Sun shines on Redstone Arsenal energy savings

    Officials symbolically broke ground June 3 on a renewable energy solar project designed to bolster Redstone Arsenal’s energy security. The 10 megawatt solar power system, which will be located on approximately 66 acres off Redstone Road, is expected to be operational by December.
  • Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines.
  • May

    Lightning safety around water

    All too often in the event of a lightning occurrence some find themselves not knowing what to do or where to seek shelter. Most people have a tendency to continue their outdoor activities or dash to the wrong type of shelter during a lightning occurrence. To minimize permanent injury or death related to lighting strikes consider the Do’s and Don’ts:
  • Corps helps Southern Ute Tribe develop wetland program

    Sacramento District regulatory staff in Colorado helped provide training to members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe in early May, helping the tribe prepare their own wetland preservation program in Southwestern Colorado.
  • Corps joins more than 100 volunteers on a mission to be a part of the solution to Raystown Lake pollution

    Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), along with 130 volunteers,
  • Munitions disposal mission wraps up in Afghanistan

    Huntsville Center’s Joint Munitions Disposal - Afghanistan (JMD-A) team has wrapped up its mission disposing of more than 5,629 tons of U.S. and coalition forces NATO Condition Code H unserviceable and “do-not-return” munitions, as well as captured enemy munitions and explosive remnants of war (ERW).