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Deputy Commander promoted to Lieutenant Colonel during ceremony at Liberty Bell

3/5/2015--Lt. Col. Andrew Yoder, Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, was promoted during a ceremony at the Liberty Bell exhibit on Independence Mall on March 4.

Public comment on eligibility criteria for projects in Rehabilitation and Inspection Program

2/23/2015--The Corps is continuing in the process of revising its policies relating to eligibility criteria for levee and coastal projects within its P.L. 84-99 RIP, and we are requesting stakeholder input. The Corps has published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) in the Federal Register, entitled "Emergency Employment of Army and Other Resources, Natural Disaster Procedures," to help obtain public input on the policy concepts being considered. Comments must be received on or before April 14, 2015.

Corps issues statewide Massachusetts General Permits for minimal impact activities on aquatic environment

2/5/2015--CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District issued on Feb. 4, 2015 the

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Life in Liberia: Unique challenges, high rewards

3/5/2015--After turning over the last of 10 Ebola treatment centers in January, U.S. military task force members have begun withdrawing from West Africa as new cases of the disease tail off to virtually zero in Liberia. By all accounts, however, it’s been a deployment unlike any other for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team supporting Operation United Assistance.

Engineering the Recovery from Hurricane Sandy

3/2/2015--Although a lot of engineering goes into planning, designing, and constructing hard structures such as levees, walls, tidal barriers, and pump stations, engineering is crucial to building and replenishing beaches, as well.

Westhampton Beach Interim Project complete; caps two years’ work restoring the New York-New Jersey coastline

2/26/2015--In the wake of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, many areas of the New York and New Jersey coastline suffered

Top priority on top of the world - Corps maintains Arctic Air Base, supporting national security

2/25/2015--It's 9:00PM and 2 degrees in Thule Air Base located in the northwestern corner of Greenland in the