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  • Staff Spotlight: LRD November Employee of the Month

    "I am very happy to be the part of this great institution(USACE) and I am thankful to all for appreciating my effort to accomplish the goal of USACE," said Gaurav Dhital, LRD November Employee of the Month.
  • COLA Desk Dudes

    The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most difficult in the history of the United
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards Rep. Napolitano Gold de Fleury Medal

    The 55th Chief of Engineers and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon notified U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano of her selection to receive the Gold Order of the de Fleury award Dec. 7, 2020..
  • From self-hate to self-love: An Army veteran’s journey of healing

    Whatever else Anthony Johnson could say about their military service, it at least gave them a friend who cared enough to hide Johnson’s pistol away from them at a time when Johnson might have used it to end their own life.
  • LA District park rangers focus on community outreach for 2020 National Public Lands Day

    This year presented unique challenges to federal agencies looking to engage the public in participating in National Public Lands Day, but U.S. Army Corps of Engineers districts were able to adapt using virtual and in-person outreach events with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
  • St. Paul resident selected for prestigious award

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected St. Paul, Minnesota, resident and St. Paul District Chief of Logistics Mike McGarvey as recipient of the National Meritorious Logistician of the Year Award.
  • Lakeville resident selected for prestigious award

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lakeville, Minnesota, resident and St. Paul District senior hydraulic engineer Ann Banitt as the recipient of its Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Community of Practice Professional of the Year Award.
  • From Army Corps to Peace Corps and back

    Patricia Fontanet, a water resources planner with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, decided to put her Corps of Engineers-acquired skills to work in helping the people of La Trinidad, Philippines. She recently took on a seven-month assignment with the Peace Corps, working on projects such as developing a flood study, teaching disaster preparedness at elementary schools, and much more.
  • New Supplemental Program Manager, Programs Management Branch

    Simmerman began his career as a Civil Engineer in the Survey Section, where he completed a year and a half “intern” rotational assignment rotating through various Memphis District Offices. Andy has also worked on the Mississippi River Channel Improvement Project and has served over four years as a Project Manager working on projects in Eastern Arkansas, mainly the Grand Prairie Project and White River Comprehensive Study, as well as the St. Johns New Madrid Project.
  • Memphis Builders: Behind the Mask III

    This next builder of the care facility really stood out to me – and it wasn’t the side by side braids either. It was her presence. Have you ever just met someone who gives off a certain type of aura or energy that makes you feel a little more calm or at ease? This person had it. Here from St. Joseph, Missouri, her name is Jonna Henry, and she works for a subcontractor in Safety. I guess her occupation explains that aura I felt earlier.