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Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns

     OMAHA, Neb. – More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the U.S. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-17

Corps emphasizes water safety at federal recreation areas during the holiday weekend, summer months; Think safety over Fourth of July holiday

CONCORD, Mass. – As the July 4th holiday weekend approaches and summer vacation is here for many and [Read More]
Published: Jun-12-17

Col. Asbery takes command of New York Engineer District

NEW YORK – Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery was commissioned in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in May 1994, after graduating from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture. Additionally, he holds a Master of Science in Architecture - Construction Management degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. [Read More]
Published: Jun-08-17

Philadelphia District recognized for commitment to safety

PHILADELPHIA (JUNE 5, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District was recently recognized with the North Atlantic Division Commanding General's Safety Award of Excellence for its ongoing commitment to a safe and healthy work environment. The District is now under consideration for nationwide safety honors. [Read More]
Published: Jun-06-17

President’s FY18 budget for Corps in New England would continue operations, fund Boston Harbor deep draft improvements

CONCORD, Mass. – With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 for the U.S. Army [Read More]
Published: May-31-17

U.S. Commitment ‘Galvanized’ in ERI Implementation Plans

STUTTGART, GERMANY – The President of the United States submitted the 2018 budget request which included $4.8 Billion in funding for the European Reassurance Initiative marking a $1.4 Billion increase over 2017. [Read More]
Published: May-31-17

President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.” [Read More]
Published: May-25-17

COL Baker becomes 21st commander of Europe District

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District welcomed incoming commander Col. John K. Baker while bidding farewell to Col. Matthew Tyler during a change of command ceremony today at the Amelia Earhart Center in Wiesbaden, Germany. [Read More]
Published: May-24-17

Former New York District Commander To Lead Southwest Division

Colonel Paul E. Owen, currently the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C., is slated to take command of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, headquartered in Dallas. [Read More]
Published: May-23-17

While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe

Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them. [Read More]
Published: May-22-17
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