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  • May

    Pittsburgh District beams rivers with sonar to help navigation, occasionally finds lost vehicles

    The sonar helps provide the district with digital imagery that can detect water depth, erosion or obstructions that may impact navigation on the Pittsburgh rivers.
  • Corps conducts semi-annual inspection at Gathright Dam ahead of pulse releases

    COVINGTON, Va – The Norfolk District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducted a semi-annual inspection of the Gathright Dam on May 10-14 as part of the District's comprehensive dam safety program ahead of yearly pulse releases scheduled to begin in June.
  • Ash named Nashville District Employee of the Month for March 2021

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2021) – Zona Ash, office administrator at the Old Hickory Resource Manager’s Office in Hendersonville, Tennessee, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for March 2021. She is recognized primarily for her efforts to reduce obsolete materials and reorganize the file room.
  • Using a “Big Data” approach to find threats, fight terror

    Whether at home or abroad, the main goal of any commander is to keep Soldiers safe. With that in mind, researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) have been using large amounts of historical data, social media activity and news articles to identify the best indicators of when and where a terrorist attack may take place. This “Big Data” approach uses massive amounts of available information, along with high-end parallel computing, to find important clues that aid in the fight against rogue activities.
  • DCG and ASA Visit Huntington District

    Jaime Pinkham, Acting, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Major General William (Butch) H. Graham, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, made a visit to the USACE Huntington District in order to take informative tours of Bluestone Dam, Marmet Locks and Dam and the Marietta Repair Station.
  • Fuels Program delivers cost-saving services to Anderson AFB

    Guam may be a tropical island paradise for residents and visitors, but its warm climate and salty, humid air wreak havoc on fuel infrastructure at military installations on the island. In order to proactively combat this problem and protect vital fuel systems at Anderson Air Force Base, the U.S. Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy have teamed up with the installation to provide ongoing maintenance that ultimately prevent costly large-scale corrective repairs.
  • Corps employee saves life of boater in distress

    In the blink of an eye the unexpected can happen, especially on the water. Imagine heading out to go fishing at sunrise to be the first to hit that honey hole in the calm of the morning. Fog gently rising above the water, slight breeze through the air, it seems like the perfect start to the day, until something bad happens. That’s how the day started as Trevor Lindsey, construction contract representative for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, started a 7 a.m. meeting on May 7, 2021 at Longview Lake in Kansas City, Mo. Just a beautiful day by the lake with a construction meeting outdoors, until he heard a cry for help near the lake.
  • LTG Spellman Visits Bluestone Dam

    LTG Scott Spellmon, 55th Chief of Engineers, visited Huntington District’s Bluestone Dam near Hinton, W. Va. to be updated on the Phase 5 Bluestone Safety Modification Project. As part of the update he was able to see firsthand the successes the district has had with safely integrating project operations with the construction project as well as the collaborative efforts of the Dam Safety Mandatory Center of Expertise in the design and construction. The lessons learned in this process have been shared across the entire enterprise.
  • Memphis District assists Arkansas with St. Francis water trail dedication

    In partnership with the St. Francis Lake Association, the Arkansas Water Trails, and the City of Trumann, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) celebrated the dedication of the St. Francis Sunken Lands Water Trails on May 5, 2021.  Governor Asa Hutchinson offered some inspiring words about the value of outdoor recreation to the lives of Arkansans, saying, “The tourism industry is on the rise in Arkansas! The new St. Francis Sunken Lands Water Trails will be a major attraction in Poinsett county, bringing people in to take in this unique view of Arkansas’s natural history.”
  • Forked Deer Hard Points repair construction complete

    "The Memphis District is responsible for maintaining a safe and dependable Mississippi River navigation channel to a minimum of 9 feet deep and 300 feet wide at all times and at all river stages," Project Manager Mark Mazzone said. That's why projects like this, the Mississippi River Channel Improvement Stone Repairs Task Order – Forked Deer Hard Points Repair, are so essential to execute as needed.

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