Author: JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D.
  • March

    Army Corps improves historic cemetery for the living

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District its expanding and improving West Point Cemetery, located on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
  • January

    USACE fulfills a tall order

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District uses the latest demolition technology to remove an old stack at the Brookhaven National Laboratory to make the area safe for the community.
  • November

    Army Corps of Engineers project revitalizes economy of New Jersey’s largest city

    The Army Corps of Engineers in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Newark are performing a project at Joseph G. Minish Passaic River Waterfront Park and Historic Area.
  • September

    Army Corps of Engineers partners with community for first line of coastal defense

    Hurricane Isaias stormed up the east coast of the United States in early August, bringing heavy rain and winds up to 85 mph to the shores of flood-prone Port Monmouth, New Jersey. Immediately, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District reached out to the community to find out how they were doing and how its flood risk management project was working. 
  • July

    Army Corps of Engineers data driven to improve coastal projects

    In a hotel conference room on Long Island, New York, a team of experts are processing data and
  • Army Corps of Engineers contracting process continues despite Coronavirus Pandemic

    For decades, the Rockaway Beach community in the Boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn in New York City
  • April

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers comes to the aid of hospitals

    To help New York State hospitals deal with this, Army Corps’ New York District volunteers are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  They are locating existing buildings that can be converted into these alternate care facilities and then they are designing and constructing them. 
  • February

    News on tap: New York City Drinking Water

    Drinking water safety has been in the news.  A few years ago, the community of Flint, Michigan struggled with lead contamination in its fresh water supply and more recently, residents of Newark, New Jersey experienced the same. What doesn’t always make the headlines are the good things that are occurring concerning the public’s drinking water. 
  • December

    Hazardous land used during Atomic Age has green future

    In 1945, following the United States’ detonation of two atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, World War II ended and the Atomic Age began. Research on the uses of atomic power also started and the forming of the United States’ Atomic Energy Commission was created to foster this.
  • Thule Air Base, Arctic - Consistently on top of its game

    Not too long ago at Thule Air Base, Greenland located in the Arctic, a change of command ceremony was taking place. Outgoing 821st Air Base Group U.S. Air Force Commander - Col. Mafwa Kuvibidila- passed the flag to her successor Col. Timothy J. Bos.

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Author: JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D.
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