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  • April

    Humphreys Central Elementary School students learn engineering principles through STEM

    Korea – Humphreys Central Elementary School students learned a bit about how things work when volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District visited the school on April 19 as part of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math week.
  • Olmsted project is test site for AIS navigation aids

    The Olmsted Locks and Dam project, Olmsted, Illinois, is participating in the next wave of testing aids to navigation being transmitted by Automatic Identification System (AIS).
  • Research to Reality: Airfield Damage Repair

    Representatives for the U.S. Air Force visited ERDC in Vicksburg last week to look at and provide
  • March

    Corps of Engineers, partners, report on progress restoring America’s Everglades

    Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress. The 2015 Report to Congress for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) was jointly submitted to Congress last week by the secretaries of the Army and the Interior. The report details the collaborative effort of participating agencies and their combined commitment to restore America’s Everglades.
  • The Workforce Awakens -- Millennials find their “Pathway” to success

    There is a tremor in the workforce. With a swell of retirement-eligible baby boomers leading the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a new band of heroes face a stiff challenge to quickly transform into future leaders of our nation’s premier public engineering agency. A collection of young professionals born from 1981-1996, millennials hold a cosmic cloud of information at their fingertips and are finding a new “Pathway” to success, designed to make them the most well-trained decision makers the Corps has ever seen.
  • New York District joins U.S. EPA at announcement of Superfund project for Lower Passaic River, NJ

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 recently announced a $1.38 billion Superfund project for the cleanup of the Lower Passaic River. The event featured keynote speakers Sen. Bob Menendez, Sen. Cory Booker, Judith Enck, regional administrator, EPA, Col. David Caldwell, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, Bob Martin, commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and other participants. Each talked about the importance of the cleanup of the lower Passaic River.
  • Forum highlights women-owned small businesses

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 17, 2016) – More than 350 business owners and managers visited Music City today to get more in tune with federal, state and local procurement systems during the 5th Annual Small Business Training Forum at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus.
  • Corps’ Veterans network with prior-military students at UC Davis job fair

    Military Veterans from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District spoke with prior servicemen and women currently attending the University of California Davis about job opportunities during the 2016 Veteran’s Networking Event held Mar. 3, in Davis, California.
  • Bullets to bubbles: Corps scientist’s research earns her honors as Most Promising Scientist at BEYA

    Among a cluster of small greenhouses on the EngineerResearch and Development Center’s campus in
  • February

    Country Music duo LoCash promotes water safety with ‘I Love This Life Jacket’

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 26, 2016) – Country Music Recording Group “LoCash” participated in a water safety public service announcement urging fans to be safe when recreating on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waterways with the “I Love This Life Jacket” message, a spinoff from the title of their smash hit “I Love This Life.”
  • Folsom spillway megaproject began as 3D printed model

    Only three years ago the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway began as a 3D-printed model! Learn how we’re using this technology to revolutionize the way we design megaprojects.
  • January

    Civil Works secretary visits Navajo Nation

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy accepted the invitation of Navajo Nation Council Delegate Walter Phelps to visit the Nation and speak to the 2016 Winter Council Session of the Navajo Nation Council Jan. 27.
  • Safety award – Col. Mike Farrell ‘Gets It’

    In recognition of his emphasis on workplace safety, Col. Mike Farrell, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been named among the CEOs who ‘Get It’ by the National Safety Council.
  • Corps leader updates California maritime industry

    Despite a nearly $2 billion budget to maintain the nation's inland waterways and harbors, it simply isn't enough for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet all the maritime industry’s infrastructure needs, Maj. Gen. Ed Jackson told attendees at the winter meeting of the California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference held in Marina del Rey, California, Jan. 21.
  • The Corps feasibility study – finding a balanced solution

    How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time, right? That one-liner serves as a metaphor for how an incredibly complex task can be accomplished by stating a goal, gathering facts, initiating action and formulating an overall plan from a series of achievable objectives using available resources. That also describes how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts a feasibility study for prospective projects, though we’d work hard to avoid harming an actual elephant.
  • Emergency permit fortifies Pacific Coast Highway

    CARLSBAD, Calif. – An emergency authorization issued by the Los Angeles District’s Carlsbad Regulatory Office allowed the City of Carlsbad to place about 1,200 tons of stone and other material along a 270-foot segment of shoreline along the Pacific Coast Highway, stabilizing the shoreline and protecting a vital roadway along Southern California’s coast.
  • Huntsville Center completes $2.3 million project for Army Contracting Command

    The Huntsville Center Furnishings Program and Special Projects Program completed a $2.3 million furnishings project for the U.S. Army Contracting Command's new headquarters building.
  • CVIFMS -- A unified vision for water and ecosystem studies in California’s Central Valley

    Synergy between the Corps, the California Department of Water Resources and local government leaders is powering a unified vision to lower flood risk, restore ecosystems and aid water conservation in California’s Central Valley.
  • December

    Jacksonville District hosts Minister of Chinese Water Resources on a tour of America's Everglades

    A delegation of senior water management officials from the People’s Republic of China, including the Minister of Water Resources, toured the Everglades with representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and partner agencies. The group discussed processes and progress in the United States’ largest ecosystem restoration program.
  • USACE Announces New National Water Safety Campaign

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced a new national adult water safety campaign. The campaign, titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns,” is targeted towards adult males.
  • Far East District partnership teaches hands-on engineering tools

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District continued its partnership with Department of
  • Savannah’s power team generates national recognition

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — As the Northeast confronted the trauma of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, the Savannah District’s emergency power team mobilized as part of an interagency response to support the New York Engineer District and provide relief to the ravished region.
  • Bioremediation: Enlisting bacteria to battle contaminants

    "While most people don’t think of the Corps as leaders in groundwater remediation, our recent cutting edge successes at the Umatilla Chemical Depot and Naval Base Kitsap are starting to change that." --Mandy Michalsen, senior scientist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle Disctrict, and technical lead for the bioremediation project
  • 1st government-to-government partnership helps build critical infrastructure in Bangladesh

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District is helping to ‘pave the way’ in Bangladesh by assisting with the construction of roads, market places and irrigation projects.
  • Jacksonville District hosts Minister of Chinese Water Resources on a tour of America's Everglades

    A delegation of senior water management officials from the People’s Republic of China, including the Minister of Water Resources, toured the Everglades with representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and partner agencies. The group discussed processes and progress in the United States’ largest ecosystem restoration program.