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Author: Patrick Bloodgood
  • March

    Norfolk District teams to evaluate facilities for use as alternate-care-sites in Virginia

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has assembled field assessment teams tasked with evaluating existing facilities for the possible conversion into alternate-care-sites in Virginia.
  • February

    Local Environmental Group Recognizes District as Sustained River Star

    A local environmental group recognized the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for its environmental stewardship along the Elizabeth River watershed.
  • September

    District works to overcome Harvey’s impacts to Texas’ shipping industry

    The number of ports knocked off line due to the impacts of Hurricane Harvey have improved in part due to the Galveston District navigation staff working around-the-clock surveying channels, modifying existing dredging contracts and implementing emergency contracts to get all 28 projects back to authorized depths and fully functional.
  • May

    Corps, NASA breakground on new data center

    Dignitaries from NASA, the Norfolk District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers and private industry gathered on a grassy field, nestled within the confines of NASA’s Langley Research Center, to breakground on a new building that will help take the human race to mars.
  • April

    Norfolk beach expansion combats sea-level rise

    Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim and other city leaders joined Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander and signed a historic project partnership agreement that lays the foundation for construction of a coastal storm damage reduction project to protect the Willoughby and Ocean View neighborhoods of Norfolk.
  • December

    Veterans transition program documents Fort Norfolk relics

    The Army Corps of Engineers Veteran’s Curation Program, provide recently separated military veterans with employment and job training through rehabilitation and preservation of archeological collections, including items found at Fort Norfolk, while also providing the vets with interview skills training and resume writing assistance.
  • May

    Corps oversees construction on new 'battle lab'

    Construction is underway to expand the capabilities of a laboratory tasked by the Army to train Soldiers in an ever -changing wartime environment.
  • April

    New beach/seawall vital for facility's ability to lift off

    The construction of a 14-foot-high seawall, as well as a widened beach, at NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility's launch range will help slow erosion along the island that has seen the sea advance approximately 8 to 11 feet per year in recent decades.