Tag: Southwestern division
  • District works to overcome Harvey’s impacts to Texas’ shipping industry

    As pictures and video beamed out around the world of water rescues and massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas, another invisible effect was occurring to Texas’ energy coast.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Responds to Central U.S. Flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began flood fight operations throughout the Central U.S., along the Mississippi and tributary rivers, in response to heavy rainfall on April 28-30 . High water flows are impacting navigation and stressing federal and non-federal levee systems.
  • Roberts named Real Estate Professional of the Year

    Fort Worth, Texas native Randy L. Roberts has been named the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Real Estate Professional of the Year. Roberts’ exemplary and exceptional service to the U.S. Army, Real Estate Community of Practice, and to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division (SWD) elevated him to top honors.
  • USACE Galveston District welcomes new colonel

    GALVESTON, Texas (July 8, 2016) – Col. Richard P. Pannell passed the command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to Col. Lars N. Zetterstrom, 53rd district commander, during a change of command ceremony today at the USACE Galveston District’s Jadwin Building in Galveston, Texas.
  • Mark Mazzanti to become Programs Director for USACE Southwestern Division

    DALLAS—Mark Mazzanti has been selected to become the director of Programs for the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, headquartered in Dallas. He will replace Mr. Robert E. Slockbower, who is retiring on June 30.
  • Mississippi River Commission gains fresh perspective of Tennessee, Cumberland Rivers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 14, 2015) – The Mississippi River Commission recently navigated the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers to gain a fresh perspective for the development of plans to improve the condition of the Mississippi River Basin, foster navigation, promote commerce, and reduce flood risk.
  • Cheryl Partee takes the reins as Business Resources Division chief

    Cheryl Partee has taken over as the chief of the Business Resource Division and Chief Financial
  • Roberson takes over as SWD Military Integration Division chief

    Tony R. Roberson has been selected as the chief of the Military Integration Division, Programs Directorate, for the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In this position, Roberson is responsible for the execution of the Military, Environmental, and Interagency and International Services programs in the Division. The Division provides engineering, construction and environmental management services for nine Army and nine Air Force installations.
  • NASA astronaut, Tuskegee Airman inspire students and federal employees at STEM and Black History Month events

    DALLAS - As part of Engineer Week and Black History Month observances hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency Region 6, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, two U.S. Air Force pilots shared their personal stories with more than 500 students and federal workers.
  • The secret to her success: ops chief shares some key milestones on the road to career success

    We all have that “tipping point” in life, that moment when circumstances converge to change our future direction forever. For graduating college senior Andrea Murdock in 1988, that point came as she was pursuing various options for post-college employment. On the one hand, she had already decided that she wanted to be a park ranger and had interviewed for a park ranger job with three different Army Corps of Engineers Districts—St. Louis, Huntington, and Mobile—at a job fair in El Paso.