US Army Corps of Engineers
North Atlantic Division

  • March

    Life in Liberia: Unique challenges, high rewards

    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

    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.
  • February

    Westhampton Beach Interim Project Update

    In the wake of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, many areas of the New York and New Jersey coastline suffered
  • Army Corps maintains Arctic Air Base, supporting national security

    It's 9:00PM and 2 degrees in Thule Air Base located in the northwestern corner of Greenland in the
  • Breaking barriers: Army opens first-of-its-kind ACP in Germany

    Representatives from U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, U.S Army Europe, Installation Management Command-Europe, the German armed forces and ministries of construction and finance, URS Deutschland, Hermanns and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District officially opened the $6.3 million ACP with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 28.
  • January

    Cub Scouts, Army Corps of Engineers partner to foster environmental awareness

    The Baltimore District and Maryland Environmental Service recently hosted a group of 16 children and
  • Work is underway at Sea Gate project in Brooklyn

    Work is underway on the long-awaited Army Corps of Engineers project to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island.
  • December

    Watertown FUDS Property, Remediated, Returned to Residents

    The successful remediation of the General Services Administration (GSA) Watertown Formerly Used
  • District Observes Disabilities Awareness Month

    Sheila Radziewicz, published author and award winning advocate, speaker and educator served as keynote speaker during the New England District's Disabilities Awareness Month event, Oct. 6 in the Concord Park Theater.
  • Corps of Engineers strengthens SHARP stance in Europe

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has placed renewed emphasis on its Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program in an effort to promote awareness and simplify reporting procedures for personnel at its headquarters, area and resident offices across the Continent.
  • Operations Chief retires after 28 years of federal service

    More than 40 years ago, Robert Pace was a graduate student doing fieldwork in the waterways near State University of New York -- Binghamton.
  • Elizabeth Mine team receives top environmental award

    The Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site Project Delivery Team received the prestigious Green Dream Team Award in the 2014 USACE Sustainability Award Program during a virtual awards ceremony held via video teleconference in the Vermont Conference Room on Oct. 7.
  • Historic year for Baltimore’s Formerly Used Defense Site Program

    Fiscal Year 2014 ended with a celebratory success for the Baltimore District’s Formerly Used Defense Site Program.
  • November

    Army Corps shares life lessons with elementary school students

    “Can I have your autograph?” a third grade student asked Lt. Col. John A. Knight, deputy commander,
  • SHAPE community celebrates opening of US schools

    MONS, Belgium – Top military and civilian leaders from Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, the Department of Defense Education Activity and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially dedicated the U.S. sections Monday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at SHAPE International School. The new Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe elementary and middle schools – to be followed by an American high school this coming winter – are the first to open as part of a multinational-funded venture to build a state-of-the-art campus on this NATO base by the fall of 2019.
  • USACE mission in West Africa aimed at supporting Ebola containment

    WIESBADEN, Germany – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has joined the fight against Ebola in West Africa. Europe District’s Forward Engineer Support Team-Advanced departed Oct. 21 for Monrovia, Liberia, to take part in Operation United Assistance, an Africa Command mission to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts at containing the virus outbreak in the region. The deployment could last up to six months.
  • October

    Army Corps makes great strides during Two Years of Coastal Restoration following Sandy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made great strides and progress on its projects that were authorized and funded following Hurricane Sandy. The planning, projects and programs were vital, and several milestones were accomplished by several disciplined group of individuals and teams that used their expertise to successfully accomplish this critical mission.
  • Army Corps Completes Marsh Ecosystem Restoration at Soundview Park in the Bronx

    Army Corps, Local Officials and Partners cut the ceremonial ribbon at Soundview Park, celebrating the completion of the $9 million ecosystem restoration project in the Bronx
  • Army Corps and Partners Celebrate ‘Estuary Day’

    Army Corps and Partners Celebrate ‘Estuary Day’ in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
  • District awards NASA Langley contract to NYC-based company

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded a New York City-based company a $23 million contract to build a new computational research facility at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.