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    Far East District Breaks Ground on new Osan chapel

    Osan Air Base, Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED) participated in a ground-breaking ceremony at Osan Air Base, Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea, Apr. 13.
  • FED employees volunteer for international scout troop competition

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea – Build a sled, haul your sled, load it with a bunch of gear, navigate a series of tests and tasks as you strive for the highest score among all Scout troops of the Pacific Region in the annual Klondike Derby competition.  
  • Two ERDC researchers give back to Latin American developing communities

    Since the start of the new fiscal year, two environmental engineers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory have contributed their time and expertise as mentors to college-aged students as part of an all-volunteer organization dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of developing communities across Latin America.
  • ERDC scientist honored with Arthur S. Flemming Award as outstanding federal employee

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – Dr. Igor Linkov, senior science and technology manager at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory, has been selected by the George Washington University and Arthur S. Flemming Commission as one of 12 exceptional public servants in 2020.
  • First responders coordinate actions in Center Hill Dam tabletop exercise

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (April 15, 2019) – First responders participated in an exercise at Center Hill Dam last week to coordinate actions that would be necessary if they had to respond to a scenario where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District could not operate the spillways during a high water event.
  • Cherokee Park Reopens April 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District announces that beginning April 15, Cherokee Park near Morrilton, Arkansas will be available for reservations.
  • Industry Day at the Far East District

    USAG Humphreys, Republic of Korea - Far East District (FED), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), held a virtual Industry Day at District Headquarters, Mar. 17. Industry Day is an event held by a Department of Defense (DoD) Program Management Office (PMO) to present the plans for a current or future bid to representatives from the contractor community.
  • Jones named Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2021

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 12, 2021) – Kristal Jones, senior contracting specialist in Nashville, Tennessee, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2021. She is recognized primarily for her hard work and expertise in soliciting a contract for a needed roof project for the Electronic Service Section building located at Old Hickory Lake.
  • Europe District’s Office of Counsel tackles unique challenges in supporting overseas mission

    The Office of Counsel is critical to delivering projects in any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District office — and overseas in Europe District is no exception.
  • Collaboration a key theme at Engineering With Nature book launch event

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (April 9, 2021) ― The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineering With Nature (EWN) program’s Book Launch Event celebrated the release of Engineering With Nature, an Atlas, Volume 2 with the public, and included speakers conveying a shared goal for expanding EWN practices globally through collaboration, April 7.

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  • FishPass project to begin construction

    DETROIT – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is set to commence construction on the FishPass Project in Traverse City, Michigan the week of January 18. The contractor will begin by installing fencing, removing trees and preparing the site. “This milestone represents years of hard work from many dedicated partners,” said Marty Colburn, City Manager of Traverse City. “We ask the community to be patient with our construction partners as this exciting project advances. Soon, there will be dedicated viewing sites set up for the public to watch FishPass take shape.”
  • Upper Barataria Louisiana Study virtual public meetings scheduled

    USACE, New Orleans District has scheduled two virtual public meetings to gather input regarding the re-release of the Upper Barataria Basin, La. Feasibility Study with Integrated EIS. The meetings will be held via WebEx and simultaneously streamed on the district’s Facebook page on Jan. 12 and 13. All public comments received will be addressed and considered through Jan. 25, 2021.
  • Army Corps proposing temporary project office space in Canal Park

    DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments through January 13, 2021 on its proposal to place temporary office space in Canal Park on the Soo Locks property in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The proposed one-story, single modular structure, consisting of multiple pre-engineered structures linked together, will house Corps Integrated Project Office (IPO) employees overseeing the New Lock at the Soo project construction. The $1 billion lock construction project could take up to 10 years to complete, according to IPO Resident Office Project Manager Isaac Freel. “We’re proposing to place the offices near the park entrance,” Freel said. “This location provides readily available access to sewer, water and electric. It also provides proximity to the Soo Area Office and the project site, which will greatly facilitate communication and project oversight.”
  • Corps of Engineers Hartwell Lake Office accepts Christmas trees for recycling

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office will accept natural Christmas trees (no artificial trees) for recycling Dec. 26, 2020 through Jan. 26, 2021.
  • Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on its Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Disposition Study

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input from now until Feb. 16, 2021, on its recently completed draft disposition study for the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam.
  • NR 20-030: Video highlights water management in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2020) – The public is invited to watch a newly released video that highlights how water is managed in the Cumberland River Basin in support of flood risk management, commercial navigation, hydropower production, water supply, environmental stewardship, and recreational opportunities.
  • Hartwell Lake officials remind lake neighbors of upcoming electrical inspection requirement

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – With the new year quickly approaching, officials from the Hartwell Dam and Lake Project remind adjacent property owners who have a Shoreline Use Permit authorizing electrical service on public land/water of the upcoming Feb. 1, 2021 deadline.
  • 20-059 Corps winter park hours resume at Swallows Park and Chestnut Beach

    Clarkston, Wash. – The park hours at Swallows Park, Chestnut Beach and all restrooms along the Greenbelt Trail are switching to updated winter hours, effective immediately.
  • NR 20-029: Old Hickory Lake 2020 Shoreline Management Plan approved

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division in Cincinnati, Ohio, has approved the Old Hickory Lake Shoreline Management Plan, which finalizes the review process.
  • Public scoping period to begin for Gavins Point Dam, Lewis and Clark Lake master plan; virtual public meeting scheduled

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will be hosting a virtual public scoping meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will kick off the public scoping and comment period for the update and revision of the Gavins Point Dam, Lewis and Clark Lake master plan.

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