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  • January

    VIP hangar project completed at Osan Air Base

    Engineers at the Far East District central resident office completed construction surveillance on
  • November

    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.
  • April

    State of the USACE Environmental Program

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Over the course of the past five years, I've had the privilege of championing our environmental mission alongside the highly-skilled and capable workforce within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). As I transition from serving as the Environmental Programs Chief at Headquarters to the Regional Programs Manager at North Atlantic Division, I would be remiss if I did not take this opportunity to give a shout-out to our USACE-wide environmental team and the value-added results they continue to deliver.
  • DoDEA invests in schools overseas with USACE assistance

    Many of the schools throughout the Department of Defense Education Activity-Europe are failing,
  • August

    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.
  • June

    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.
  • May

    Lucky 13 tour new Diamond Elementary School site

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Excavators, bulldozers and dump trucks garnished the construction site of the new Diamond Elementary School where 13 wide-eyed students discovered diamonds aren’t forever but they can be your best friend.
  • December

    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.
  • August

    A wreck reborn: Recovering the Civil War ironclad CSS Georgia from the Savannah River

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – As cities along the East Coast scramble to bolster their infrastructure and employ massive dredges to deepen their harbors, Savannah began its harbor expansion with a team of 10 people who used wire baskets to raise a handful of objects at a time.
  • July

    Fort Benning project team shines with delivery of industry-leading hospital

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Fort Benning’s newly unveiled Martin Army Community Hospital brims with exceptionalism, earning the hospital’s area team the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Project Delivery Team of the Year for Excellence Award.
  • April

    USACE turns its focus to Earth Day activities

    Forty-five years ago a Wisconsin senator wanted the country to pause on April 22 for a “national teach-in on the environment,” and think about taking care of the planet on which we live. Thanks to Sen. Gaylord Nelson’s efforts, Earth Day was born.
  • March

    Outreach a ‘Wise’ pursuit to securing Corps’ future

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Millions of students are plagued by the age-old question, “What do I want to do for a living?” but the Corps helps to rectify this enigma by offering industry exposure to students at statewide outreach events.
  • November

    New Fort Benning hospital set to open for business

    FORT BENNING, Ga. – Hundreds gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony held Nov. 7 in the atrium of the newly-constructed Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia.
  • September

    US upgrades Senegalese army training center

    DODJI, Senegal -- The sound of construction progress will soon be replaced by the voices of Senegalese soldiers at Dodji Peacekeeping Operations Training Center. Representatives from the Senegalese army, U.S. Embassy Senegal and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District visited the Dodji PKO project site Aug. 20 to inspect construction work by contractor, CNaf-SET.
  • August

    17 Central Valley levee systems lose eligibility for federal rehab assistance

    A total of 17 levee systems in or near Sacramento, Stockton, Chester, Knights Landing and Gustine are now ineligible for federal rehabilitation assistance after a temporary agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state of California extending eligibility for deficient levees expired in June.
  • Quick thinking, experience, teamwork aid in rescue of two below Center Hill Dam

    Quick-thinking, experience and teamwork of individuals at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Center Hill Dam aided in the rescue of two people Aug. 16, 2012 after their boat capsized while fishing in turbulent tail waters during sluice gate releases.
  • Lower Mississippi River would be four feet less mighty without Twin Rivers

    The lower Mississippi River would be four feet less mighty if not for the water storage reservoirs along the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers and their tributaries that provide a stream of water management benefits.
  • Workforce Recruitment Program Summer Hire Finds Success with USACE

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District's first experience hiring a recent graduate with a disability proves that talent comes in many forms.
  • On Top: USACE Middle East District Employee Climbs Kilimanjaro

    Mount Kilimanjaro is revered, even romanticized, in the minds of men and women who believe reaching the top is to reach some ultimate destination. An employee from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District reached that destination.
  • Barkley hydropower rehabilitation gets a 270-ton lift

    Work crews at Barkley Power Plant removed a 270-ton rotor assembly, Aug. 16, 2012 from a crippled hydropower unit damaged 18 months ago by an electrical fire. The heavy lift enables the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to move forward with the generator's rehabilitation.
  • Water Safety message hits the road

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with National Carriers Truck Lines, Inc., took their water safety message on the road.
  • Corps of Engineers geology, geotech experts explore subsurface technology

    From Geoprobes to drilling rigs, the fleet includes advanced technology that allows Savannah's specialized team to investigate a wide range of subsurface environments.
  • Assistant Secretary Addresses USACE Leader's Conference

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers August 7, at their Leadership Conference in Little Rock, Ark.
  • Army Corps of Engineers helps renovate world's second largest building

    Through a partnership with the U.S. European Command, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District will oversee renovation of the basement of the world's second largest office building.
  • Work crews reach million-hour safety milestone at Wolf Creek Dam

    Construction crews at the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reached a lofty safety milestone today when the men and women installing a concrete barrier wall deep into the dam's embankment reached 550 days and one million work-hours on the job without a lost-time accident.