Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • USACE celebrates completion of Caloosahatchee C-43 Reservoir Pump Station

    HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.  -  (Dec. 19, 2023) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) joined federal, state and local officials to celebrate the completion of a new pump station for the Caloosahatchee (C-43) Reservoir Project today. The C-43 Reservoir, once completed, will hold approximately 170,000 acre-feet of water (55 billion gallons) and is part of the state-federal Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) to restore the environment and make our water resources more resilient.
  • Corps begins dredging, beach nourishment project at Surfside-Sunset Beach

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has begun Stage 13 of a periodic beach nourishment project at Surfside-Sunset Beach.
  • Battle captains help navigate RFO through disaster recovery operations in Maui

    A Recovery Field Office is a vital element of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ operations during Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery missions. A management function of an RFO consists of a group of active-duty Soldiers, dubbed battle captains. Battle captains are a vital component of USACE’s disaster deployment response. A battle captain's primary tasks are to receive, track and distribute information to the team as well as advise the RFO commander, RFO personnel, and USACE leadership on current mission objectives.
  • USACE Internal Review Chief retires after 42 years

    When Valjean Stell-Burns started working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1981, she was in her junior year of college at Savannah State University pursuing a degree in accounting.
  • A look back: Berry's 33 years of federal service

    Knowledgeable. Caring. An asset. Kindhearted. Selfless. Friend. Guru. A bright light. Trustworthy. These are words chosen to describe colleague, friend, and recently retired Program Assistant, Mr. Jeff Berry. Even with solid attempts made at convincing him to stay, Berry celebrated his retirement of 33 years of federal service in a ceremony surrounded by friends, family, and colleagues.
  • President appoints newest member to Mississippi River Commission

    President Biden appointed the newest commissioner to the Mississippi River Commission (MRC), Sept. 28. He is the first African American civilian member appointed to the MRC in its 143-year history.
  • USACE, JAXPORT mark milestone: Harbor deepening project complete

    JACKSONVILLE, FL. (May 23, 2022) – Today federal, state, and local leaders joined U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and the JAXPORT team to celebrate the completion of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project through JAXPORT’s Blount Island terminal.
  • Rep. Jason Smith, Mississippi River Commission celebrate groundbreaking of new Caruthersville Floodwall

    The Memphis District held a groundbreaking ceremony in Caruthersville, Missouri, April 3, 2022, to celebrate a federally funded project to replace the Caruthersville Mississippi River floodwall. The new floodwall will enhance the safety of more than 135,000 residents, $6.28 billion of property, and $7.5 billion of agriculture.
  • Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 4 – April 8, 2022.
  • USACE Command Sergeant Major visits Jacksonville District, gets overview of projects

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb 24, 2022) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' senior enlisted adviser Command Sgt. Maj. Patrickson Toussaint visited the Jacksonville District February 16-17, 2022.