• October

    Engineering community comes together in Omaha for SAME Industry Day

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Omaha District took part in the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Omaha Post Industry Day event, Oct. 5 – 7, bringing together the national engineering community in Omaha, Nebraska. In alignment with the USACE mission to “solve this nation’s toughest engineering challenges”, the partnership with SAME unites public and private sector entities and individuals in the architecture, engineer, and construction fields so that they can prepare for and overcome natural and manmade disasters, acts of terrorism and improve security at home and abroad.
  • Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— (Oct. 15, 2021) National Hispanic Heritage Month gives us an opportunity to recognize Hispanic American’s stories, contributions, and achievements throughout the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the military, and across the United States.
  • Replacement hospital for Fort Leonard Wood has used innovative collaborative processes to stay on schedule

    The replacement hospital being built at Fort Leonard Wood continues steady progress on schedule for completion in 2024. The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has oversight on the project with JE Dunn Construction, based in Kansas City, providing the construction and RLF Architects of Orlando, Florida, as the architects, teamed up for the design/build project. Located on 52 acres in the heart of the Army post, the new hospital is near the current General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital. The new state-of-the-art facility will include a 235,400 square-foot hospital, a clinic with over 193,000 square-feet, a modern central facility plant, emergency back-up generators, a new helipad, a five-bay ambulance garage and supporting facilities. The current value of the contract is just over $302 million.
  • Corps’ chief signs report to move Port of Long Beach deep-draft navigation project forward

    Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Port of Long Beach are one step closer to improving navigation efficiencies and safety for existing and prospective commerce within the port with the signing of a chief’s report for the project. The Port of Long Beach Deep-Draft Navigation Feasibility Report – which aims to improve and modify existing channels in the port by deepening them to accommodate larger cargo ships – was signed Oct. 14 by Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington, D.C.
  • Huntsville Center energy program upgrading Navy installation

    Huntsville Center’s Utility Energy Services Contracting program was the solution to the Navy’s requirement as the Center’s UESC program encompasses a broad range of energy conservation measures providing its customers flexibility to specifically tailor a project to a customer’s energy needs.
  • Stepping foot outside of digital meetings

    The Pittsburgh District commander is a man on a mission: to visit all 41 facilities by the end of October.
  • Honored to expand final resting place for nation's fallen heroes

    The Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration honors the military service of our nation's Veterans by providing a dignified burial and a lasting memorial for our nation’s heroes. With over 150 national cemeteries across the country, creating a final resting place and commemorating their extraordinary service to our nation is a top priority for the NCA.
  • New garage at Columbia Veterans Affairs Hospital to address parking shortage

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District recently awarded a contract for the expansion and construction of a new parking deck at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Columbia, S.C.
  • Once a closely guarded secret, Project Magma revealed to be new east coast hub for the world’s largest winemakers

    The largest winemaker in the world has chosen South Carolina as the location for its new bottling and distribution plant. E&J Gallo Winery has announced that its upcoming facility located in Chester County will be the company’s primary distribution hub east of the Mississippi.
  • USACE Charleston District reminds residents to practice harbor safety

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District continues dredging the Charleston harbor to deepen it to 52 feet, officials with the district are reminding tri-county residents to practice safety in and around the harbor.

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